Entrepreneur Makes Sleep Pay

The result is the SleepTracker, a watch-like monitor and alarm that users wear on their wrists to record their sleep patterns and awaken them at an optimal time within the window they have chosen.

Camp Nectar: Growing Package-Shaped Fruit

The marketing company spent two years researching potential methods for creating a piece of fruit that mimicked the box shape of Camp’s juice cartons and eventually developed a mold that could be fitted around a piece of fruit as it began to ripen on its tree.


A New Take On The Beach Towel

The poncho-like towel allows users to change underneath them without showing anything.


Niche Biz: Connecting Soldiers With Civilian Jobs

With many soldiers leaving service with technical and computer skills, New York-based Incline is offering training in order to help them adapt that talent to the workplace.


Niche Biz: Drop-In Daycare

“I had a very good job, but my heart was in homeschooling my girls,” said Melody.


Travesso: Espresso That Travels

During the day he’s a sales rep with Thigpen, but in his spare time he works with his friend Jim on The Travesso, which is basically a handheld, travel sized espresso maker.


Custom Clothing Without The Custom Cost

Mass Couture is a German based clothier expanding into the US market, introducing a revolutionary new concept in the world of fashion: high quality, customized clothing that is accessible and affordable, sized and shipped at the click of a mouse.


Niche Biz: One Good Earbud

He started selling the earbuds — which come in three different models — in March 2010 and has sold more than 1,000 of them since then.


Pix N’ Tray: Not Your Ordinary Lazy Susan

Pix N’ Tray™ is a patented unique multi-purpose snack- serving tray that also displays photos, business cards, and fun cards of your choice to personalize for any occasion.


Chiropractor Turns Inventor With Back Device

He’s formed a company called NGC Industries with Springfield businessman and landlord Thomas A.

import export business