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Kit Maker Aims for Target Boost

DIY business MakersKit hopes industry giant Target’s accelerator will help it think outside boxes.

Labels Stick It To Oenophiles

Delicate Estates offers humorous twist on vintage greeting cards.

Delicate Estates adheres to a humorous spirit with its joke labels that fit on real bottles.

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Restaurant Chain Pushes on Prices

DINING: Lemonade sees bigger bills helping to feed expansion.

Investor Butterfly Enterprises is helping get fast-casual chain Lemonade’s expansion up to speed.

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Pop Culture Not a Stretch For Condoms

Graphic Armor looks to customized designs to attract customers.

Customized condom maker Graphic Armor turns to crowdfunding to get in bed with investors.

Neighbor Shells Out $200 Million to Hop Into Playboy Mansion

The Playboy Mansion has received some neighborly love.

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Cutting In

CLOTHING: American Made Supply aims for middle with apparel.

American Made Supply hopes its online focus will help it sew up American Apparel’s former market position.

Tribune Publishing Shareholders File Lawsuit

San Diego commercial real estate developer Capital Structures Realty Advistors filed a shareholder lawsuit Thursday against Tribune Chairman Michael Ferro Jr. and the rest of the board claiming they breached their fiduciary duty, The Los Angeles Business Journal reports. The lawsuit claims that they breached their contract by failing to consider Gannett’s $864 million offer and instead accepting a similarly priced one from billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong for far fewer shares.

SPECIAL REPORT: Katelyn O’Shaughnessy

TripScope, a mobile app connecting live travel agents with consumers

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Tribune Publishing Shareholders File Lawsuit Against Board

Gannett Co.’s quest to purchase beleaguered Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing has now reached the courts.

Gallery Influx Could Squeeze Veteran Operators

EXHIBITION: Competitive new arrivals draw mixed reaction from old guard.

Influx of new galleries complicates the picture for longtime operators.

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