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S M A L L B U S I N E S S M AT T E R S

Zick's does a tremendous trade
in what they call " Ends & Pieces "
marketing. They sell 29 flavors of glutenfree bite-sized meat snacks in both
jerky and meat snack stick formats.
Today about 10% of the company's
sales are from its 800-square-foot
retail store and mail order, another
10% is generated from custom
processing and a hefty 25% is
the result of private labeling
and co-packing. The balance is
attributable to the firm's Buffalo
Bob's snack line-up.
Zick, now 65, thanks his
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When asked about any life lessons learned
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that you become more of a servant than a boss.
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to allow our business to grow and follow the
right track. "

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