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J.B. Bissell

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Industry Report: Craft Sector Blueprint

By J.B. Bissell | Oct 01, 2015

Brewing & Distilling Consumer & Lifestyle Food & Beverage

Passion still the key ingredient for success

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Downslope Distilling

By J.B. Bissell | Jun 07, 2015

Consumer & Lifestyle Food & Beverage

Head distiller Mitch Abate is focused on growing his spirits brand without sacrificing the original small-batch appeal, or, most importantly, the taste.

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The Azure Furniture Company

By J.B. Bissell | Feb 22, 2015

Built Environment Consumer & Lifestyle Industrial & Equipment

Owner Corbin Clay is decorating homes and businesses with handcrafted furniture while simultaneously cleaning our forests of beetle-kill pine trees.

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Topo Designs

By J.B. Bissell | Dec 15, 2014

Consumer & Lifestyle

Keeping things simple and local is paying off for apparel entrepreneurs and co-owners Jedd Rose and Mark Hansen.

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Women’s Bean Project

By J.B. Bissell | Nov 03, 2014

Consumer & Lifestyle Food & Beverage

CEO Tamra Ryan balances a fulfilling social movement with fulfilling more orders for more soup.

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Kidrobot

By J.B. Bissell | Sep 28, 2014

Consumer & Lifestyle

Galen McKamy and C.J. Riggins guide the creation of pop-art toys and apparel while staying true to the company's original identity.