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Everyone loves a success story, especially when the main character is a likeable person who does good things. Jim Herr is a real-life Horatio Alger. He and his wife, Mim, built Herr Foods from a small one-kettle potato chip concern in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to one of the major snack food companies in the nation. Jim didn't even finish high school and had to borrow $1700 to begin the company. He worked hard and overcame many obstacles, including a devastating fire that threatened the lives of his young family and destroyed his business. Although he didn't start out to become an entrepreneur, his exemplary success certainly earned him the title. This publication is a an up-lifting book that proves good guys can finish on top.
|Publisher:||Barricade Books, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.80(d)|
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Table of Contents
Prologue: Herr Foods Today 1
Chapter 1 I Knew What I Didn't Want to Do 5
Chapter 2 An Opportunity for Change 23
Chapter 3 Early Days of Herr's 35
Chapter 4 Fire! 45
Chapter 5 Rebuilding and Growth in Nottingham 55
Chapter 6 An Appreciation for Our Country 67
Chapter 7 Moving Forward 77
Chapter 8 Developing as a Family Business 113
Chapter 9 Decision Points 123
Chapter 10 Some Flavorful Experiences 135
Chapter 11 Mistakes Are Part of It 143
Chapter 12 Money! 151
Chapter 13 Looking Ahead 161
Epilogue: Mim's Notes 167
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