Building on a long tradition of five and dime stores, Mike Collins and his team knew how to take this chain to the top. Building on a long tradition of five and dime stores, Mike Collins and his team knew how to take this chain to the top.
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Green Valley Grocery (GVG) was founded in 1978, in Henderson, Nev., a Las Vegas suburb. Throughout the past three decades, the company grew at a steady pace, and in the past two years, it’s added six locations. Today, the company owns and operates 39 convenience stores in and around the Las Vegas Valley.
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Chauncey Taylor implemented a plan for bringing one of the most well known truck stops in the US into the 21st century and beyond.
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This multi-state dollar store chain is thriving in a challenging economy by providing its customers with more for less. This multi-state dollar store chain is thriving in a challenging economy by providing its customers with more for less.
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With retail sales expected to fall in 2009 for the first time in 30 years, clothing retailers are biting their nails. But it’s not the case for Uniqlo USA, the US branch of a Japanese clothing manufacturer and retailer that has bright expectations for the coming year. “For Uniqlo, it isn’t about price but about value,” said Liz Meltzer, senior VP global merchandising and women’s product development. “The majority of our industry is driven by trend or price, but Uniqlo is driven by the value we give our customers. Price alone doesn’t mean anything unless the quality is exceptional, so that’s what we promise.”
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From chocolate chip to peanut butter, everyone loves a good cookie. And no company understands the need to perfect these delectable treats more than cookie manufacturer Mrs. Fields.
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Being environmentally conscious doesn’t mean you can’t smell good too. At least that’s what the creators of UK-based Lush, a purveyor of fresh, handmade cosmetics, believe, and it’s a concept that’s stayed with the company since its founding in Poole Dorset in 1995.
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Despite tough economic times, this chain of farm stores continues to expand its footprint in the Midwest. In an age where general stores have become significantly less common, Bomgaars has managed to stand strong.
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