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What We Can Learn From Natural Grocers’ 65 Years of Success

November 18, 2020 6 min read When Heather Isely and her siblings were plotting out how to commemorate the 65th anniversary of their family run organic-market chain, Natural Grocers, they envisioned all manner of dynamic in-person promotions. It only made sense, given the Lakewood, Colorado-rooted company’s decades-long immersion in the towns and cities surrounding its more […]

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How Kind Turned 17 Years, 8 Product Lines, and a Love for Healthy Snacking into a $5 Billion Exit

Seventeen years after launching Kind, founder Daniel Lubetzky has found his exit strategy. The New York City-based maker of Kind bars will be acquired by snack food and petcare giant Mars, the companies announced on Tuesday. The deal has been oft-rumored ever since Mars, one of the largest privately-held companies in the U.S., purchased a […]

Entrepreneurs

How An Under 30 Alum Got His Startup’s Technology For Stabilizing Helicopter Baskets Into This Year’s National Defense Authorization Act

Vita Inclinata’s Caleb Carr Jamel Toppin for Forbes Vita Inclinata cofounders Caleb Carr and Derek Sikora came up with a way to stabilize helicopter lift systems, used in everything from emergency rescues to supply deliveries. In this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, they got the nod for millions of dollars of orders to outfit UH-60 […]