I had the distinct pleasure today to visit with Eli and Jen Crane, the founders and owners of startup company – Bottle Breacher.  Two nicer and more genuine people you will not find.  It was absolutely wonderful to visit with them and be introduced to their products more thoroughly and their process from design, operations and marketing.  The passion in both of them is infectious.  It also reconfirms the entrepreneurial spirit that drives this country. Continue reading

I am the Director of the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona and the PetSmart Professor of Practice. I am very passionate about teaching, being a Dad, barbecue and chocolate – not necessarily in that order.