Stuffed animals cluttered Jennifer Telfer's oldest son's room and led her to wonder if there might be a way to make the toys more functional. What about a stuffed animal that turns into a super soft pillow? In 2003, she began manufacturing convertible creations, called Pillow Pets. In 2010, sales were estimated at about $300 Million.
Kathleen King is one smart cookie. She first began selling chocolate chip cookies at her father's farm stand in Southampton, New York as an 11 year old. Today, Tate's Bake Shop (her dad's nickname) is bigger than ever, baking about one million cookies a week and selling about 10 million dollars worth per year all across the country.
Tom's of Maine
Tom Chappell and his wife Kate moved to Maine in 1968 and began focusing on products with eco-friendly values. They felt customers weren't served when it came to skin care, so they started Tom's of Maine to produce natural soap. By 1975 their line included natural toothpaste which changed their lives forever.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says more poor data such as jobs numbers out of the U.S. will hit the dollar.
Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 1:10 AM ET
CNBC's Julia Wood discusses a new report from Barclays, which indicated a lack of innovation to weigh on Apple for 2014. It also slashed its forecasts for smartphone sales growth in 2014.
Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 12:09 AM ET
David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, explains why he thinks Wall Street will continue its uptrend, no matter how the U.S. nonfarm payrolls turn out on Friday.