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In February of 2002, my brother Michael and I opened our first Top Pot Doughnuts on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. The company has since grown to 12 company-operated cafés.
Auntie Anne's Pretzels is a staple in many mall food courts, and CNBC's Tyler Mathisen shares the company's start-up story.
Peet's Coffee & Tea is going private for nearly $1 billion, and the company will be acquired by German conglomerate Joh. A. Benckiser for $73.50 per share, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.
If you have these "three P’s," they ultimately lead to the fourth “P” — profit.
Many entrepreneurs with simple ideas and humble beginnings have been able to effectively turn those ideas into booming businesses.
The key to a successful plan is to carefully craft objectives and then monitor progress towards them to ensure that the actions were effective.
Why there are so few self-made female billionaires, with CNBC's Robert Frank; Megan Carpentier, Raw Story; and Emily Miller, Washington Times.
Maker's Mark sold over one million cases in 2010, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen. "The Bourbon Boom" premieres on tonight's "How I Made My Millions" at 9pm ET.
Throughout my father's life, and during our time working together at our company, Bananagrams, he taught me some very valuable lessons that can be applied in the business world today.
Entrepreneurs and forward-thinking companies discuss their strategies and the effects of innovation.
Have you ever seen a product or business and thought, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Here we take a look at 10 surprising ideas that have made millions.
In this episode of "How I made My Millions," the owners of the Jelly Belly Company and Designs by Lolita share their struggles and their successes. And meet the people who operate Quirky, using social media to help inventors improve their products.
The founders of P90X, J/Boats and Marshmallow Fun explain how their recreation-based startups became top notch businesses, while the owner of Replay Photos shows why her company¿s recent success might be "Millions in the Making."
How an idea for a toy marshmallow shooter prompted one man to leave his job and start a million dollar business.
Here are 10 people who quit their jobs and went on to make millions, whether it was creating personal wealth or revenue for their company.
As an entrepreneur who started his first business at age 13, I've learned through experience that there are five tips for success necessary to lay a strong foundation and then bring a vision to life.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, seeking to jump-start his GOP presidential campaign with a 20 percent flat tax, said “I don’t care” if his plan gives millions to wealthy Americans because he says it will accelerate economic growth.
In this episode of "How I Made My Millions," the founders of Amy's Kitchen, E.S. Kluft & Co. and Bag Makers, Inc., share rags to riches stories of entrepreneurial stardom. In "Millions in the Making?" the duo behind Brooklyn Flea explains why their trendy market is just getting started.
There are seven important lessons Earl Kluft, CEO of E.S. Kluft & Co., learned running his own business.
In this episode of "How I Made My Millions," the founders of Mid America Motorworks, A10 Clinical Solutions and West Point Thoroughbreds describe the hurdles and milestones they encountered while building successful brands.