Business Growth: Business

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Bountiful Boutique: ETHAN + ANNA

By Jamie Slack Photos by David Vincent Ethan + Anna owners Aimee Rosenow and Kim Adair relied on Ashley Carson, owner of Ash Boutique, for her knowledge of creating a specialized boutique…

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Bountiful Boutiques: ASH BOUTIQUE

By Jamie Slack Photos by David Vincent Ashley Carson, owner of Ash Boutique in Westboro, established the roots of her vision as a child when she sold friendship bracelets in her neighborhood. Realizing that…

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Your Start-To-Finish Outdoor Contractor

A common misconception about professional landscaping companies is that all we do is cut grass and plant flowers. While we do enjoy the sight of well-manicured lawns and healthy landscape…

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Economy Trends: The Good, the Bad, the Bubble, and the Downright Crazy

By Rob Weigand, Ph.D. Current conditions and future trends in the U.S. economy and financial market. The U.S and global stocks continue to be the standout performers and thus have…

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JA Business Hall of Fame: RANDY & DEBRA CLAYTON

By Lisa Loewen Photo by Rachel Lock Remember the old adage that opposites attract? In the case of Randy and Debra Clayton, it seems to ring true. While they are…

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JA Business Hall of Fame: PHIL MORSE

By Lisa Loewen Photo Submitted “It’s the right thing to do.” That phrase epitomizes Phil Morse’s philosophy on life. From his personal relationships to his business endeavors, Phil always strove…

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JA Business Hall of Fame: BRENT BOLES

By Lisa Loewen Photo By Rachel Lock Brent Boles has held a lot of titles throughout his career—president, owner, entrepreneur, investor—just to name a few. However, the title that suits…

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All in the Family: Business Transitions

By Lisa Loewen Photos by JD Melton     By nature, family businesses face more challenges in the succession process than their corporate counterparts. For starters, the lines between ownership…

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JA Business Hall of Fame: SUSAN GARLINGHOUSE

By Lisa Loewen Photo by Nathan Ham When Susan Garlinghouse and her husband, Kent, moved to Topeka almost 50 years ago, the last thing on their minds was creating a…

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All in the Family: JETZ SERVICE CO.

MAKING A CLEAN TRANSITION: JETZ SERVICE CO. Not too many nuclear engineers find themselves working in a company that specializes in laundry. However, for Noel Etzel, taking over the business that…