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Turning photos, cards into holiday profit

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Photographer’s Edge has developed plans that it hopes will sharpen its profit picture this holiday season and for years to come. The six-employee company sells camera accessories as well as products that help photographers market their work, items such as calendars, bookmarks and greeting-card jackets that allow photographers to feature their own pictures. This year,… Continue Reading Turning photos, cards into holiday profit

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Weeping teenagers suffering an acne breakout, women in their 50s looking to erase the lines of time, job-hunters going up against younger competitors. Continue Reading A thing of beauty: Business booming at Genesis Medspa

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Finding profit in pest control

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Tiny, reddish brown bed bugs that feed on human blood are back with a vengeance and for local pest control operators, it means big business. Bed bugs have been catching rides on human travelers from across the country in record numbers. The National Pest Management Association has seen a 71 percent increase in bed bug… Continue Reading Finding profit in pest control

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Arborists branching out into wintertime business

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This winter, a typically slow time in the tree business, Front Range Arborists will have chainsaws, chippers, and a disaster trailer ready to roll anywhere in the country for tree cleanup after ice storms hit. Winter cleanup is a new venture for Front Range Arborists, one that was born of necessity after the company lost… Continue Reading Arborists branching out into wintertime business

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Hoff & Leigh, a commercial real estate firm, made a name for itself in Colorado Springs by moving a high number of low-dollar transactions. Now the company is making plans to take that business model nationwide. Hoff & Leigh opened its doors in Colorado Springs in 1987 with a strict approach to the high/low business… Continue Reading Commercial real estate brokers ready to go national

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Finding profit in healthy kids’ fare

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Kelly Parthen and Sharron Seip know the kind of parent angst that comes with trying to find a restaurant that serves kids’ food that’s healthier than chicken nuggets or fries. Continue Reading Finding profit in healthy kids’ fare

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Finding profit in healthy kids’ fare

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Kelly Parthen and Sharron Seip know the kind of parent angst that comes with trying to find a restaurant that serves kids’ food that’s healthier than chicken nuggets or fries. Continue Reading Finding profit in healthy kids’ fare

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Floral-design kiosk business blossoming

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A passion for the flower business that started in a Colorado Springs garage has grown into a do-it-yourself floral arrangement company that’s on the brink of going nationwide. Shellie Greto, along with her mother, Jackie Martin, started a wholesale flower business, Petal Pushers, about 10 years ago in Martin’s garage. When the business reached $1… Continue Reading Floral-design kiosk business blossoming

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Conspire weeding out the workforce

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Lynette Crow isn’t out to get anyone per se, though over the past decade she has built a business doing background checks and drug tests for employers. Drug testing, once reserved for the blue-collar industry, is now a requirement for school employees, athletes, massage therapists and even church volunteers. Conspire specializes in pre-employment, post-accident, random… Continue Reading Conspire weeding out the workforce

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Elope hangs its hat on annual Halloween sales

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Kevin and Keith Johnson knew at a young age what Halloween-sales analysts recently affirmed: Dressing up in jester hats, cat ears and other whimsical accessories is fun. The Johnsons are the founders of Elope Inc., and the Halloween season — which is now under way — has long been their busiest time. Sales are three… Continue Reading Elope hangs its hat on annual Halloween sales

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