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July 5, 2018

How Four Girlfriends Became Some of Japan’s First Women Entrepreneurs

In 1948, not long after World War II, then 30-year-old Atsuko Banno and her three friends became four of Japan’s first women entrepreneurs.

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May 22, 2018

Pins and Needles: Last French Sewing Needle Company Still Thriving

From sewing needles to pins, safety pins and glass head pins, Bohin has been in business for over 180 years.

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May 10, 2018

‘Series’ Offers Front Row Seat to Custom Chair Design

Find out how Series makes custom seating for auditoriums, movie theaters, churches and sports venues.

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April 30, 2018

How Logistics Helped Revive a Popular New York Neighborhood

At more than 200 years old, the Chelsea neighborhood in New York City has seen its  share of change. 

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March 5, 2018

Inspirational Advice for Entrepreneurs of Any Age

Whether you are launching a company, reviving an existing business, or just a girl with a dream, women all over the world have been in your shoes. In honor of International Women’s Day, we salute women in business who share inspirational advice for future entrepreneurs.

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March 5, 2018

The Make Up of Makeup: How One Entrepreneur is Changing the Cosmetics Industry

Energetic, enthusiastic and fun are three words to describe Alina Lucía Imbeth Luna

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March 2, 2018

How a Pop of Color Kept a Century-Old French Business Alive

Nestled in the south of France, Tissage Moutet has modernized the centuries-old tradition of Basque weaving.

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March 1, 2018

Hyperbola: Where Function Meets Beauty

Tina Wang loves textiles. She doesn’t just see fabric or pieces of cloth. She looks for ways to make that fabric better, more functional, more hi-tech and most importantly, more beautiful. Wang took that passion for textiles and started her company, Hyperbola, in Taipei, Taiwan in 2001, and changed the industry by creating fabric that

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