Entrepreneur Profiles

The Next Generation of Nova

Thanks to Nova Point of Sale software, operating a specialty retail business just got a whole lot easier. And the best part: it’s free. If you’re like most sp... »

Ruling the Common Area

In this tight-knit community of specialty retailers, certain leaders dream up the concepts that propel the industry forward. Linda Johansen-James, CEO of American Ki... »

Jingle All the Way

‘Tis the season to be jolly—year-round! By building a strong organization, tying it to the community and hiring those that personify holiday spirit, Christmas in... »

Talk It Up!

Already the talk of the town, Street Talk plans to roll out an additional 200-plus locations this year. See how Benjamin Smuk and David Ferber are riding the wireles... »

A Perfectly Polished Concept

A fresh, affordable service concept in specialty retail, combined with years of experience ensures LAKA will continue to nail profits. Rick Elbaz, Zohar Liran and R... »

Ethnic Art Moves Mainstream

Entrepreneur Syed Ali is looking to the art of eyebrow threading to shape his growing business into a runaway success. Eyebrow Designer 21 is at the forefront of a b... »

Healthy, Shiny Sales

Salon Favorite markets the first do-it-yourself, formaldehyde-free, salon-style keratin hair treatment kit for consumers. The company is filling a hair-care niche an... »

Taking the Next Step

As specialty retailers know, a cart is a great springboard for business. But once you've outgrown the cart—both in terms of space and sales—it's time to make the... »

POS Designed for Specialty Retail

LivePOS is designed with the specialty retailer in mind; it helps specialty retailers affordably manage their locations remotely and in real time. For many specialty... »

The Future of Skin Care

With 180 carts, and 2008 sales of $6 million, Onsen is taking the specialty retail skin care market by storm. This year promises to be even bigger, with the introduc... »

Wrapping Up the Sales at I-Wrapz

In less than a year, Oscar Cano and Joe Montalvo have transformed their idea for a better mousetrap-or in this case, a better iPod wrap-from a topic of conversation ... »

ZoomShops Flying High in Airports-and Beyond

What's a ZoomShop? It's a sleek, interactive automated retail store that uses cutting-edge technology to attract shoppers' attention, answer their product questions,... »

Shaping a New Industry, One Brow at a Time

The founders of Shapes Brow Bar are working day and night to grow a unique niche within the beauty industry-one that's attracting more customers every day. "Within t... »

Retail With a Mission

Boston's Northeastern University School of Technological Entrepreneurship recently studied what drives entrepreneurs to launch new businesses. Nearly two-thirds said... »

All That Glitters… Sells

Eric Andrew finds it hard to describe how he gets his ideas for the one-of-a-kind jewelry he designs, handcrafts and sells through five mall carts. "The designs jus... »
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