As CEO of Oglivy & Mather ad agency, Rochelle Lazarus used business skills and great ideas to make the company a huge advertising success.
The Petrie Store may not sound familiar, but its founder Milton Petrie made it big by opening specialty stores dealing in women's apparel.
When most women weren't even part of the workforce, Mary W. Lawrence was making a big name for herself as an advertising executive.
During the economic crises of the 1970s, John Harbin managed to lead Halliburton and Lone Star Steel down a financially successful path.
With drug stores all throughout the United States, Eckerd Corp. grew into one of America's largest pharmacy retailer thanks to Jack Eckerd and his great business skills.
Find out how one great idea made Frederick Rentschler a hugely successful leader in aviation and the founder of United Aircraft Corporation
With the high demand for chicken breeding, Franklin Perdue started Perdue Farms and built a successful farming business with hard work and good advertising.
Frank Gillespie, during the Great Migration of African Americans to Chicago, changed attitudes toward insurance by offering the community better insurance opportunities at fair prices.
With hard work and business savvy, Francisco A. Lorenzo found success with Texas International Airways. Learn from his example.
Knowing that others would be interested in longer lasting milk, Elbridge Stuart invented evaporated milk through his company, Carnation.