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The Show Will Go On Thanks to Granted Wish from Intuit

When it comes to the entertainment business, the show must always go on. But on July 19, 2002, the Kitchener Waterloo Little Theatre (KWLT) in Ontario, Canada suffered a tragic …

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8 Tips for Dealing with Road Construction Near Your Small Business

Roadwork is a fact of life in the developed world. But while it’s an inconvenience for you as a driver, it can be devastating for a small business if your …

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Intuit Provides Golden Opportunity for Business Devastated by Fire

December 12, 2012 was supposed to be the luckiest date on the calendar last year.  But while 12/12/12 may have delivered auspicious realities for some, this particular occasion bestowed anything …

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How to Start Selling at Farmers Markets

American consumers love a good farmers market: The succulent fruits and vegetables. The tempting sights, sounds, and smells. The feeling of rubbing shoulders with neighbors and coming home with delicious, …

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Cleaning for a Good Cause Made Possible by Intuit

After serving eight years in the U.S. Navy, Danielle McCray wanted to start her own business as both a way to give back to her community of Florence, South Carolina, …

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StartUp New York Helps Small Businesses After Superstorm Sandy

The StartUp New York Coalition is an ambitious new organization intended to provide free assistance to small businesses affected by Superstorm Sandy. If your Big Apple-based enterprise took a hit …

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Why Local Merchants Should Sell Products Online (and 5 Tips for Doing So)

Each year, retail experts weigh in on the impact that e-commerce is having on traditional stores. Their current consensus: Local merchants who don’t offer their customers the option of ordering …

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Intuit Helps Auto Shop Weather Devastating Storm

“Auto repair is second nature to me,” admits Jerry Mallard, owner of American Automotive Repair. “My daddy had me under a car at seven years old … I’ve been in …

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Wish Helps California Bookstore Turn the Page on Longstanding Goal

In 1981, Linda and Dennis Ronberg formed what would soon become known throughout Los Altos, California as Linden Tree Books. Originally specializing in children’s recordings, the establishment would richly evolve …

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Intuit Wish Holds the Key to Success for Local Locksmith

For Anna Fouts, the thought of becoming a locksmith never entered her mind — at least not until she was offered an opportunity to become one. Having developed an unfortunate …

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A ‘Sign’ of Good Things to Come for In the RA Fitness

If there’s anything hotter than the weather in Phoenix, it’s one of the hottest new group fitness studios in the West. But for Serina Kappes, co-founder of In the RA …

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Baker’s Wish is a Piece of Cake for Intuit

For a little more than three years now, Shantal Derboghosian has led a double life. By day, she is an accomplished chemist who holds a master’s degree in environmental engineering …

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Intuit Wish Helps Young Entrepreneur Remain a ‘Cut’ Above the Rest

While a majority of his peers were toiling with video games and other common childhood pursuits, eight-year-old Ryan Stadel was becoming the youngest businessman on his block. “When I was …

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Intuit Grants Wish to Help School Rock On

In 2003, the movie The School of Rock was a hit with music and movie lovers everywhere. But Jack Black and the theatrical fusion of school and rock ‘n’ roll …

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Intuit Grants Wish to Help a Healthy Dream Grow in Memphis

Helping a small business to grow can be challenging, especially when growing is the business itself. No one understands the challenges of urban agriculture better than Mary Phillips, a woman …

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