(by Grier Ferguson for Business Observer) During the Sarasota County Fair, long lines regularly formed in front of the Peachey’s Baking Co. stand. But lines snaking around Peachey’s tent and truck anywhere, really, aren’t an uncommon sight. The promise of...read more
‘It’s been a blessing’: Community rallies around Maine Muslim family after their halal business was targeted
(By Abigail Curtis, BDN Staff, for the Bangor Daily News) When Kathryn Piper and Hussam “Sam” Al-Rawi, a Troy couple who own a new halal meat business, woke up one morning in April to see that someone apparently had fired a shotgun at their brand new sign, they were...
(by Kitty Martell for CelebrateHiltonHead.com) The Seacoast Insurance Family In a lot of ways, the owners of Seacoast Insurance have been preparing for today for over 35 years. When his in-laws expanded their Ohio insurance business in 1981 to their much-loved...
by Matt Morgan, Daily News Staff Writer, writing for The Palm Beach Daily News) Maison Maurice is about to finish its 60th year of business on Worth Avenue (in Palm Beach, Florida), but Henry Harary will be treating the next one just like all the others. “Every year...
(by Samantha Reeves writing for VeteransUnited.com) Frequenting veteran-owned businesses is a great way to show support for returning service members and their families. But it’s not always easy to know whether a business – big or small – is veteran owned or operated....
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