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NEW YORK Facundo L. Bacardi had little interest in joining the family business, which happens to be the largest privately held spirits company in the world, with a portfolio of more than 200 brands, including Bombay Sapphire, Grey Goose and Dewar’s.
NEW YORK India Hicks - goddaughter to the Prince of Wales, granddaughter of Britain’s last viceroy in India and bridesmaid of the late Princess Diana - may have been born into aristocracy, but she has not rested on her laurels.
NEW YORK As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelsson’s is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come.
NEW YORK OPI's nail polish is ubiquitous around the world, but the beauty products company had humble beginnings as a dental supply operation in the 1980s.
NEW YORK Award-winning chef and restaurateur José Andrés got his start the old-fashioned way - as a teenage apprentice.
New York When Anthony Sosnick was a real estate developer at the turn of the millennium, he took a little detour.
NEW YORK When one of your first jobs involves filing insurance paperwork for pocket change at your dad's office, it's easy to see how you would yearn later on for something more glamorous.
NEW YORK What better business pursuit for the daughter of a plumbing equipment supplier than bathroom design?
New York Long before fashion designer Nanette Lepore was selling her wares to Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdales, she was dressing her neighbors in Youngstown, Ohio. Her best 9-year-old look involved a floral bedspread, beaded choker and face paint.
NEW YORK As the new president and chief executive of high-end gadget purveyor Brookstone, you'd expect Thomas M. Via to be a seasoned traveler who never leaves home without his fancy neck pillow and compression socks.