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Philip Maung, from Burma of Chinese extraction, came to America with a dream. He began his quest in his Charlotte living room fourteen years ago with a borrowed $100,000. Today, the business, Hissho Sushi, has over 400 sushi kiosks in high-end supermarkets across the country. The company, headquartered in Charlotte, has 400 employees and independent contractors and had sales on $43.6 million in 2011. Recently he has made forays in airport restaurants. Davis describes his early life and his dream.
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David Campbell is CEO of Charlotte-based Boxman Studios LLC. The company refurbishes cargo containers for reuse as places where vendors and exhibitors can sell and show their wares. Used containers can be purchased for under $2,000, and his staff will spend three to four weeks modifying them. Campbell then leases them for $2,500 the first day, then $500 for each day thereafter.
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Sierra Nevada Brewing Company of Chico, California, the nation's sixth largest craft brewery, will build its second brewery in Henderson County. The company will build about twelve miles south of Asheville, and the brewery will have a restaurant and gift shop.