Ben & Jerry's: The Inside Scoop: How Two Real Guys Built a Business with a Social Conscience and a Sense of Humor

Ben & Jerry's: The Inside Scoop: How Two Real Guys Built a Business with a Social Conscience and a Sense of Humor

by Fred Lager

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Overview

"Deftly and compassionately captures [Ben's] genius in all its entrepreneurial splendor...This tale will keep you entertained."--New York Times Book Review.

A former CEO of Ben & Jerry's tells how two '60s holdovers built a single ice cream store into one of America's hottest companies. From modest beginnings--opening their first ice cream shop in a renovated gas station--to entrepreneurial challenges, including their clash with Häagen-Dazs, to becoming a miltimillion dollar company, Lager provides an insightful insider's account of Ben & Jerry's ice cream empire.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307780645
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/02/2011
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 276
Sales rank: 852,896
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Fred "Chico" Lager joined Ben & Jerry's in 1982 as general manager and became president and CEO. He resigned in 1991 but continued to serve on Ben & Jerry's board of directors. He lives in Williston, Vermont.

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