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Lancaster’s Polish Princess

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in News, Press Room, Small Business Article | 0 comments

Lancaster’s Polish Princess

Downtown bakery is a dream come true BY CHRIS JENSEN Published: June 9, 2017 Magdalena Randall, owner of the Polish Princess PHOTOS BY CHRIS JENSEN It was supposed to be Magdalena Randall’s triumphal moment: starting her own bakery. Instead, she wanted to cry — and she was a strong, determined soul with plenty of gumption. She was not accustomed to swooning. She’d come to the United States from Poland in 2003, dreaming of having a business of her own. That was put on hold while she raised two boys, who were now adolescents. For six years she’d been selling European-style bread at a farmer’s...

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Independent Phone Repair Business on the Rise

Posted by on Apr 16, 2017 in News, Press Room, Small Business Article | 0 comments

President of NH iPhone Repair Chad Johansen shows how he can fix a cracked screen on a iPhone Thursday afternoon at his new Portsmouth shop. (KIMBERLEY HAAS/UNION LEADER CORRESPONDENT) By KIMBERLEY HAAS Union Leader Correspondent Chad Johansen, 24, has opened a third iPhone repair store. The location on Deer Street in Portsmouth is downtown and a quick walk from Market Square. (KIMBERLEY HAAS/UNION LEADER CORRESPONDENT) PORTSMOUTH — A 24-year-old New Hampshire entrepreneur is opening his third iPhone repair store, and hopes to break into the Seacoast region by locating his shop downtown....

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NH iPhone Repair opens third location in Portsmouth

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in News, Press Room, Small Business Article | 0 comments

Startup expands as customers, companies respond to personalized service BY LIISA RAJALA Published: March 30, 2017 Chad Johansen, owner and operator of NH iPhone Repair Chad Johansen saw a need to overhaul the manner in which cellphone repairs where conducted when he cracked the screen on his cellphone during his freshman year of college. Leaving his cellphone with a random stranger for two hours did not sit right with him. That’s what led Johansen to create a cellphone repair business that allowed customers to sit there and chat with him while he fixed their phones – providing a...

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Plymouth State Effort Targets Growth in North Country Town

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in News, Press Room, Small Business Article | 0 comments

Lancaster initiative brings university, business leaders together BY JEFF FEINGOLD Published: February 22, 2017 Plymouth State University’s Lancaster initiative is exploring ways to stimulate entrepreneurial ventures in the town. Plymouth State University and members of the Lancaster business community have launched a multi-faceted initiative aimed at evaluating challenges and opportunities in attracting young people and small, entrepreneurial businesses to Lancaster. The 16-week effort will involve more than 60 PSU students from various academic disciplines in what the university describes...

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