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Description: In the mid-1990s, Drew Greenblatt started dialing his way down a list of 800 brokers, lawyers and accountants, looking for a business to buy. He had sold a security alarm installation company, and he was looking for four qualities in his next venture: an honest seller, a viable market, a rational purchase price, and a business that sold to other businesses. He was through with coddling consumers.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Apr 30, 2014

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/01/business/smallbusiness/from-making-bagel-baskets-to-rethinking-small-manufacturing-in-america.html?ref=smallbusiness

Questions for Discussions:

  • How did Drew Greenblatt build his small company into a multi-million dollar success?
  • How important was robotics in determining his success?

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