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Sometimes one successful business begets another. Nick Arambula, Chris Lee and Mike Fretto were Tuft & Needle employees brought together by their shared dream of entrepreneurship and a desire to build something more. In 2020, the three friends founded Neighbor, an outdoor furniture and home goods retailer located in Downtown Phoenix. “The inspiration of Neighbor was to create – to create products, and to create better atmospheres that will create more connection while being outside,”...

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Business partners Laurie Guidi and Ron Jones have known each other their whole lives – literally. The twin siblings joke they’re so inseparable that it was inevitable they’d start a business together. In March 2019, they joined forces with their spouses, Chris Guidi and Salina Jones, to open Candle Chemistry, a Scottsdale Quarter shop where you can purchase body products, home goods or candles with aromas like Cactus Flower, Sage & Saguaro and Salted Tequila....