Are You Really Green?

The drive to be greener than others begs two questions. Why is everyone so green here and now, and what really constitutes being green?

Junk is big business

EBay still generates more revenue, but 1-800-Got-Junk is no slouch, with 300 locations in four countries and expected revenues of $150 million this year.

Purple love grass vs. geraniums

A 10-acre parcel of tall-grass prairie near Peoria, Ill., was just an afterthought for owners Jerry and Teri Whitledge. The couple operates ten retail stores called The Flower Shop and is a major Illinois wholesale distributor of bedding plants and perennials.