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Blog Category:Small Business Stories

December 1, 2020

Donut Duo Helps Glam Up Bakery’s Business Model

Jessamine Daly-Griffen opened Om Nohm Bakery & Café in 2017 out of necessity, with two of her three children diagnosed with celiac disease and few local resources to meet their dietary needs.

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Pizza Pro Gives Old-School Pizzeria Modern Advice

Lena’s Pizza, Subs & Wings has been a Fredonia staple since 1995, and while Matt Swank worked there in the late ‘90s, he didn’t purchase the business until 2018. Lena’s is known for legendary quality, so as the new owner, Matt was tasked with paying homage to that quality while figuring out how to modernize the business—especially in terms of operations.

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November 25, 2020

Flower Shop Aficionado Helps Fredonia’s Legendary Flower Shop

Charlotte Herlong and her mother opened Fresh & Fancy Floral Design Studio (then Fresh & Fancy Flower & Gifts) more than 30 years ago, and today the shop is run by Charlotte and her son Michael. Despite being the only flower shop in Fredonia to stand the test of time, they’ve faced challenges from big box retailers who offer competitive products at cheaper prices. In comes Amy Backman, an expert with over 10 years of experience running her own flower shop in Minneapolis

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November 18, 2020

Award-Winning Salon Guru Helps The Hair Bar Salon

Carla Pucciarelli spent years working at her uncle’s salon, learning the ropes of being a stylist, and running a business. But with the desire to start a salon and truly make it her own, she opened The Hair Bar Salon in Fredonia in 2017. Since opening, Carla’s been faced with challenges like trying to stand out from the competition and find new clients. That’s where Charlie Brackney Love, one of the co-founders of award-winning HAUS Salon in Minneapolis, comes in, serving as the industry expert giving Carla some much-needed advice in Season 5.

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November 16, 2020

Auto Detailing Experts Help Guide Season 5’s Nyce & Clean

Mike Plaza, the owner of Nyce & Clean Auto Detailing, looked to Deluxe and the Small Business Revolution to help transition from detailing as a side hustle to running his shop full time.  That’s why we brought in Hiep Dang & Mylan Sleets, the co-owners of Pristine Detail, an automotive detail center located in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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September 22, 2020

Catching Up with Past Season Businesses on Surviving COVID-19

Small businesses are struggling today more than ever, fighting to survive the pandemic that is COVID-19. We caught up with a business from each of the past four seasons, learning how they’re adapting their business, finding new ways to drive revenue, and—in some cases—doing even better during the pandemic.

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November 19, 2019

Top 10 Towns Competing to be Winner of Small Business Revolution – Season 5

We’ve received thousands of nominations from across the country, each small town hoping to become the next winner of Season 5 and a $500,000 revitalization. The Small Business Revolution team from Deluxe spent countless hours reviewing applications and researching nominations in order to identify this season’s Top 10 Towns. As in seasons past, we’re on […]

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October 7, 2019

Top 10 Reasons to Watch Small Business Revolution Season 4

By: Jenna Paulus, PR Manager, Deluxe Each year we invest $500,000 into one small town and six of its businesses as part of Deluxe’s Small Business Revolution. This season, the stories are amazing, heartfelt and sure to give you all the feels. Need more reasons to watch? Check out our Top 10 reasons to watch […]

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August 19, 2019

Small Business Stories: Hopkins Braces

Dr. Jonathan Hopkins’ best-laid plans went right out the window the year he opened his small business. It was August 2006 and he was finishing his residency when Hurricane Katrina threw seven feet of water into his house. At the same time, his plans to buy a practice in Searcy, Arkansas from an orthodontist fell through, when the other doctor suddenly changed his mind.

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August 13, 2019

Small Business Stories: Dafni Greek Gourmet

Melissa owns Dafni Greek Gourmet in Biddeford, Maine. She sells olive oil grown on her family’s farm in Greece and products made with it. A big part of growing her business has been going to area farmer’s markets and other events to meet new customers, tell her family story and help people understand the value family-grown products bring.

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