101 Top Minnesota Retail Companies and Startups of 2021

July 6, 2021
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This article showcases our top picks for the best Minnesota based Retail companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Retail industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Minnesota Retail Startups

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Digital River

Digital River

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Global Commerce, Marketing and Payments

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Branch is the only Employer Payments Platform (EPP) helping businesses accelerate payments to empower working Americans.

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Target

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Target is an American retailing company providing access to a wide selection of products such as furniture, electronics, toys, and more.

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ShopHQ

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ShopHQ is an fun digital retailer that offers unique products to viewers.

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AgVend

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AgVend powers the omnichannel experience in agriculture. Our white-labeled Grower Portals digitally connect ag retailers to growers.

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Bluestem Brands

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Bluestem Brands offers consumer products through home-shopping, direct mail catalogs, and online shopping, with flexible payment options.

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Branch Basics

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Branch Basics is to revolutionize the health of homes by helping people remove harmful chemicals from their daily lives.

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So Good So You

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So Good Brand is a Minnesota-based company and a producer of natural organic beverages and food products.

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MyAlerts

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MyAlerts powers personalized intelligent alerting on any site to drive 5x to 10x higher customer engagement.

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Jingit

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Jingit is a real-time events based payment platform, bringing marketing dollars into consumer transactions as managed currencies.

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Best Buy

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Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services offering consumer electronics and more.

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CaptureLife

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CaptureLife is a digital platform that connects brands with consumers through life events.

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StatusNOW

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Dynamic, cross platform, real-time workforce availability and presence management application.

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Sterilucent

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Sterilucent is a health care company that develops and markets vaporized (gas) hydrogen peroxide technology.

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Benevate

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Benevate offers a comprehensive financial wellness solution that help employees address their biggest financial challenges.

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CircleRock

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CircleRock is an online retailer of custom-made businesswear.

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Supervalu

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Super Value Market is a retail company serving customers through a network of over 3,000 owned, franchised, and affiliated stores.

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Heartland America

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Heartland America is an online retailer of electronics, hardware, housewares, jewelry, computers, and gifts.

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Elevate Research

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Elevate Research offers a platform that enables restaurants and retailers to survey customers.

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Little Acorn Shave

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Little Acorn Shave is a Retailing Company.

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Urban Growler Brewing Company

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Urban Growler Brewing Company is a Minnesota-based microbrewery.

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Mashalot

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Mashalot is a mobile shopping application that allows users to share their shopping experiences both visually and textually.

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Inkit

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Reach Enablement Platform (REP)

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Evereve

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Evereve is a fashion retailer offering on-trend, contemporary apparel and accessories.

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Jostens

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Jostens provides school related products in the United States.

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Giftster

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Giftster is a free, private, web, and mobile gift registry that connects family and close friends.

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2nd Wind Exercise Equipment

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2nd Wind Exercise Equipment is a retail company that offers treadmills, ellipticals, and gym equipment.

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Northern Tool + Equipment

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Northern Tool + Equipment is an multi-channel retailer offerin industrial and construction equipment

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Ovative Group

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Digital strategy consultants serving the retail and consumer packaged goods industry

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Roofle

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Roofle is an innovative platform that makes replacing a roof as easy as feasible for homeowners.

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Maurices

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Maurices is an American women’s clothing retail chain.

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Christopher & Banks Corporation

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Christopher & Banks Corporation is a retailer of women’s apparel, which operates retail stores through its wholly owned subsidiaries.

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Logic Information Systems

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Logic Information Systems focuses its practice exclusively on the oracle retail suite and the operational needs of retailers.

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Cub Foods

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Cub Foods has been bringing more to your table by providing the best grocery value to our customers.

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Room and Board

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Room & Board collaborative spirit leaves little room for bureaucracy and cumbersome rules.

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ReSound

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ReSound is a providers of hearing aids and diagnostic audiological instrumentation, represented in more than 80 countries.

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eTail Solutions

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Online Retail Consulting and BPO

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iMedia Brands

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iMedia Brands is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of shopping television networks.

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Pad and Quill

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Pad and Quill is a luxury llifestyle brand that makes high-end leather bags, journals, wallets, iPhone and iPad Cases, and more.

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Fingerhut Ventures

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Since 1948, Fingerhut has grown from a small entrepreneurial business into a nation-wide direct retailer, delivering shop-at-home

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OLR

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OLR is retail industry experience to safely take our clients into an empowered commerce world.

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ForeTees, LLC

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ForeTees is a sports company specializing in websites and online reservation systems.

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Bagster

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It’s the perfect cleanup solution for many types of projects.

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Gettington

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Gettington is an online shop that retails electronics, fashion, lifestyle, art supplies, sporting goods, toys, pet supplies & baby products.

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Merchology

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Merchology is a USA based company which produces custom embroidered corporate clothing and logo gifts.

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Gander Mountain

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Gander Mountain Company is a retail network of specialty stores for hunting, fishing, camping, and outdoor lifestyle products and services.

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Mall of America

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Mall of America is a leader in retail, entertainment and attractions.

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Dessert Holdings

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Dessert is manufacturer of high-quality frozen desserts for retail and foodservice customer.

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WinCraft

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Wraft is a sports company specializing in retail licensed and promotional products.

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Loll Designs

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Loll Designs is a designer/manufacturer of durable, all-weather, outdoor furniture and accessories made with recycled plastic.

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Northern Tier Energy

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Northern Tier Energy is an independent downstream energy company with refining, retail, and pipeline operations

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Great Clips

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Great Clips is a company whose stylists recommends you to use unique combinations of products to fit your hair type and personal style.

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Nuseed

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Nuseede provide sunflower growers with a complete top-performing portfolio of hybrids, plus agronomic and marketing information.

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Red Stamp

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Red Stamp is a social commerce platform developing mobile apps to facilitate personal and business communication.

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Stauer

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Stauer to tell the stories of the world’s most precious stones, vintage-inspired watches and other unique collectibles .

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Distribution Alternatives

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Distribution Alternatives is a warehousing company offering retail distribution and product packaging services.

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The Bluebird Group

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Bluebird is a distinctive retail services company, established to build strategy and support growth with their brand partners.

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Blue Ox Vapor

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Blue ox vapor is wholesale distributor of online electronic cigarettes, vapor juice and e cigarette juice based in Roseville, Minnesota.

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Colored Organics

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Colored Organics® offers sweatshop free 100% organic cotton clothing for babies and kids in a variety of styles and colors.

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Love Your Melon

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Love Your Melon is an apperal brand.

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Sempris

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Sempris, a privately-held business servi

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Trinity

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Trinity has partnered with hundreds of brands in optimizing online engagement and experiences.

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Quality Bicycle Products

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Quality Bicycle Products, Inc. distributes bicycle parts, accessories, and apparel.

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2nd Swing Golf

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2nd Swing Golf is a retail company offering golf apparel, shoes, and equipments.

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AM Retail Group

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AM Retail Group operates retail stores.

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Winmark Corporation

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Winmark Corporation is a retail company that provides franchising development, store opening, and franchisee training services.

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Nordic Ware

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Nordic Ware is a consumer goods company that offers Nordic ware products.

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RJ Schinner Co., Inc.

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RJ Schinner Co. is a wholesale company that offers foodservice, paper, and grocery supplies.

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8thBridge

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8thBridge provides technology and expertise to drive product discovery and enables retailers to gain insights into their customers.

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Direct Source

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Direct Source is an information technology company that offers software development and nationwide deployment services

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Walser Automotive Group

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Walser Automotive Group sells and services new and used automobiles.

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Retek

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Retek provides software solutions and services to the retail industry. It offers various software solutions, including Merchandise

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JP Ecommerce

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JP Ecommerce manufactures bed and bath textile products.

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Mid States Distributing

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Mid-States Distributing Company has become one of the nation’s largest retailers in the farm store channel.

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American Dental Accessories

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American Dental provides our customers with multifaceted service for their dental equipment and support to ensure a quality experience.

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Mercury Mosaics

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Mercury Mosaics is a designer and manufacturer of handmade tiles.

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CITIES Market Studios

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CITIES Market Studios is a consumer product and retail strategy company.

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Holiday Stationstores

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Holiday Stationstores operates a chain of gasoline stations and convenience stores.

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Angel Plus

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Angel Plus is a tropical fish store offers all kinds of fishes.

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Dedicated Networks

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Dedicated Networks, computer company, that sells new and used networking and computer products, specializing in Cisco & Juniper equipment.

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Clario Analytics

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Clario Analytics develops and markets cloud-based analytic marketing solutions for marketing organizations.

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Oppidan Investment Company

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Development, Investment, Project Management, Retail, Senior Housing, Residential

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Gigantti

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Gigantti divisions are home electronics and related telecommunications and data products.

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Guns.com

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Guns.com is a premier online gun retailing firm offering a better way to buy guns online.

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Acme Paper and Supply Company

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Acme Paper and Supply Company is a business supplies and equipment firm dealing in wholesale packaging, distribution, & equipment.

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Dennis Kirk

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Dennis Kirk is a retailer of aftermarket parts & accessories for powersports.

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Mann Lake

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Mann Lake is in the beekeeping and poultry supply markets selling wood products.

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Schuler Shoes

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Schuler Shoes is a retail company offering shoes for men, women, and kids.

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Trend Lab, LLC

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Trend Lab, LLC is a distribution service of baby and toddler products in Burnsville, Minnesota.

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West Central

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West Central is a full-service wholesale distributor of agronomy products.

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Chandler

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Chandler is a design house that offers design, fabrication, and manufacturing services retail businesses and brands.

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Retail Merchandising Services

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Retail Merchandising Services is a retail company that provides retail merchandising services and solutions.

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Apex International Mfg, Inc.

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Apex International is a consumer goods company that manufactures personal care and household products.

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Federal Package

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Federal Package manufactures a wide variety of containers and closures for major health and beauty, cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies.

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Travel Tags

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Travel Tags is a printing company specializing in gift cards, reward cards, and fulfillment services.

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Guidecraft

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Guidecraft is a wholesale company specializing in toys and furniture.

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Patron Points

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Patron Points is a provider of customizable customer loyalty solutions for businesses and retailers.

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Tradehome Shoes

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Tradehome Shoes is a retail company that offers fashion footwear.

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N-Flatables

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N-Flatables is a US manufacturer that designs, builds and sells the Cutting Edge™ brand of commercial grade inflatables

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Warners’ Stellian Appliance Co

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Warners’ Stellian Appliance Co. is a kitchen appliances and home appliances company.

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Impact Innovations

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Impact Innovations is a consumer goods company that provides décor, paper, and fabric products.

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