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Bountiful Boutique: DISTINQUE GENTLEMAN

  By Jamie Slack Photos by David Vincent Reacting to the increasing demand for retail stores downtown, Lenora’s husband, Theodis Williams, opened a men’s clothing boutique last year. Because clothing is a…

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Bountiful Boutique: HEAVENLY CREATIONS

  By Jamie Slack Photos by David Vincent Heavenly Creations owner Lenora Williams always wanted to make people feel beautiful and felt she had a talent for doing so. A cosmetologist entrepreneur, she operates…

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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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8th Annual Small Business Climate Survey

     To collect data regarding the perceptions and needs of small, independently-owned businesses in the Topeka and Shawnee County area, the Topeka Independent Business Association (TIBA) is conducting its 8th Annual…

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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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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…