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Valley's small retailers fight for slice of holiday pie

Stinkweeds has operated for years as an independent record store at 12 W. Camelback Road in Phoenix. | Photo courtesy of Stinkweeds

November 15, 2017 - 6:51pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Les Trachtman

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ryan Petz

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Donna Galante

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Nashville holiday shoppers look local to fill their stockings

A Nashville-made skateboard draws the eye of a youthful shopper at the MADE SOUTH holiday shopping fair in Franklin. | Photo courtesy of Rachel Ayotte,

November 14, 2017 - 4:39pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jacob Moshinsky

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ilir Sela

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Minnesota small businesses go big for the holidays

The historic riverside town of Stillwater has long strategized to charm holiday shoppers away from big retailers. | Photo courtesy of DiscoverStillwater.com.

November 9, 2017 - 11:04am

North Country Brewing Co. breathes new life into old buildings

Erected in 1805 by Peter Uber, the building that now houses the North Country Brewing Co. in Slippery Rock, Penn., previously housed an inn, tavern, cabinet shop, coffin factory and mortuary. | Photo courtesy of Beth Olesh.

November 8, 2017 - 4:46pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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