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Career Path: From country singer to cupcake powerhouse

Gigi Butler, founder of Gigi's Cupcakes, opened her first bakery in Nashville but now has nearly 100 franchises. (Courtesy of Gigi's Cupcakes) 

June 26, 2017 - 11:08am

Career Path: From the seas to the bees, Navy vet turns beekeeper

Nathan Sheets started with one beehive and now has a honey-making empire. Photo courtesy of Nature Nate's. 

June 19, 2017 - 5:35pm

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

Jim Koch

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

David Dresner

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

Richard Nix Jr.

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Retail redux: STL developers, mall operators battle the e-commerce era

Mall operators and developers in St. Louis and around the nation have been forced to adapt to a changing retail environment. | Photo by Tony Hisgett via Creative Commons

February 27, 2017 - 6:46pm

St. Louis entrepreneurs make a play for a piece of the gaming market

Pieces, St. Louis' first board game cafe, opened late last year in Soulard. | Photo by Charlene Oldham/Crain's St. Louis
February 6, 2017 - 2:56pm

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

Tamara Keefe

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

Stephen Francis Jones

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

David Novak

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