Dynamic Business: The passion for making quality gelato has been ingrained in the guys since they worked for their father’s gelato bar in Crows Nest in the early nineties. “The family learnt how to make gelato...
5 Profitable Businesses you Never Thought of How are you going about making money? What if you could make money with some of your craziest ideas? Here are a few wall ideas for very profitable businesses: Game...
The Wicked Witch Cotton Candy Company sells cotton candy at everything from children’s parties to upscale weddings. The Bradenton Patch has more: Unlike processed cotton candy sold in chain stores, Wicked Witch Cotton Candy...

Men in Kilts

Men In Kilts, a window and exterior building cleaning company, has taken their kilted lads down south. CEO, Tressa Wood comments, “We’re very excited to bring the Men In Kilts concept to the US and...
Ian Hutcheon is a 40 year old British astronomer living in Chile that has has combined his two great loves, astronomy and wine making. He’s created what is believed to be the first wine...
Who didn’t spend hours as a child sending a Slinky down the stairs? The metal toy has entertained kids and adults alike since it hit Gimbels department store shelves in November 1945. How much do you...
Edmonton Journal: Initially designed as a fast and efficient way for Canadian soldiers to fight off hypothermia, the Cold-Buster - the culmination of 18 years of research using more than $1 million in funding - was...
Wall Street Journal (In Charge): Like many new small-business owners, Cathy Deano knew nothing about franchising when she and a partner launched a series of bring-your-own-wine painting classes in Mandeville, La., four years ago. Yet from...
Did you know that each year Americans throw away more than 30 million tons of food waste and that this waste accounts for nearly a quarter of all landfill waste? Today I learned about a company...

Niche Biz: Bacon Freak

Love bacon? Then you'll really love Bacon Freak, reports The Street. BaconFreak.com actually has roots in the wine business. Founder James "Rocco" Loosbrock also has a subscription service selling wine. After attending many chefs' dinners...
Byron Donzis recently passed away at the age of 79, but he will always be remembered for that important piece of equipment that all football players wear: the flak jacket. In 1978, Byron Donzis walked into...
YorkRegion: Adam Pauze is one of those people. Two years ago, after taking a chunk out of his arm while trying to cut drywall, he came up with the plans for an all-in-one tool that includes...
Forbes: For Alex Mittal, inspiration hit while doing the heavy lifting portion of giving back, building a water system in Honduras on an Engineers without Boarders trip in 2005. Here, Mittal saw an opportunity to make...

Recycling Gold?

How do you make money in the gold recycling business? Volume! Each year, ARA buys tons of scrap gold and silver from jewelers, pawn brokers or “cash-for-gold” operations. The company pays between 98% or...
Michelle Bailey always wanted to start a business, but she wasn't sure what. Although a salon had crossed her mind, she was once a hair stylist, she decided against it. Instead, she went...
The Huffington Post: Leslie Newton utilized her experience as a frustrated actor writing and performing sketch comedy and improv at the renowned Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles to help her through the challenge of entering the...
Arizona Daily Star: Tom Brown and his partner, Page Burr, really did start their company in Brown's 600-square-foot garage in 1956. It grew into a high-tech electronics firm that employed 1,200 people and sold its products...
Can a YouTube video get your business into Wal-Mart? If it goes viral, it just might. The NY Times has more: On Tuesday, Provo, Utah-based Orabrush Inc. announced its flagship product – a...
Green Bay Press Gazette: With 15 years of gymnastics experience, both as a participant and coach, Karas looked for a way that she could develop a business that helped her use her talents. Her first thought...
Singularity Hub: Philip M. Parker, Professor of Marketing at INSEAD Business School, has had a side project for over 10 years. He’s created a computer system that can write books about specific subjects in...