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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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Food delivery services swarming Nashville doorsteps

DoorDash claims the biggest service area of any Nashville platform. | Photo courtesy of Doordash. 

May 12, 2017 - 11:57am

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

Bob Bernstein

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Build-your-own pizza concepts slice into Nashville

Slim & Husky's builds their pizza pitch around gourmet toppings and oblong-shaped pies. | Photo courtesy of Slim & Husky's. 

March 6, 2017 - 11:16am

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

Michael Dolan

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Captain D’s charts a course for Tampa Bay

An example of a Captain D's restaurant that's been updated with the company's new look and branding. | Photo courtesy of Fish Consulting LLC.

February 14, 2017 - 12:30pm

Hog heaven: Cochon555 event spotlights Nashville farmers and chefs

Now in its ninth year, the Cochon555 US tour was created to educate the public about heritage breed pigs while promoting local businesses and farmers. | Photo by Ross Daniels via Flickr. 

February 13, 2017 - 12:44pm

How restaurants stay relevant amid Nashville’s food boom

Watermark has been a staple in The Gulch for 11 years. | Photo courtesy of Watermark
February 6, 2017 - 5:55pm

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