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Jamil Bouchareb
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Jamil Bouchareb is the CO-CEO of Restaurantware ( and CEO of Genman Corp. He is an expert on marketing and distribution in the food and related products industry.

Jamil holds a BA from the University of Miami school of business. He is a speaker on national and international green focused efforts, offers his assistance to young entrepreneurs and is a board member of the Seven Bar Foundation for empowering women.

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How Passion Can Make You Happy and Effective in Your Business

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2016 | 12:00 AM

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When traveling, I am constantly reminded of how we destroy the natural beauty our world holds. New York streets are filled with litter, trash constantly floats down Parisian waterways, and Los Angeles winds carry airborne pollution. I was disgusted to...

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Amazon's Earnings Flop Equals Opportunity

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 4:12 PM

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Amazon is conquering feats, such as exceeding $100 billion in revenue, in almost half the time compared to other companies like Walmart. The power of this ingenious company is unstoppable, even with the recent flop in the company's earnings report. Just...

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Eight Great Tips for Rocking Trade Shows

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 1:45 PM

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1. Pick your shows wisely: There are many different types of trade shows around the country. All business cultures run trade shows as way for the different members to gather. Do some research...

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Smart Business Owners Embrace Bitcoin

(4) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 8:56 AM

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When thinking of the future, most have daydreams of hover crafts, intelligent drones, daily holograms, and mind-controlling technology. Some may say that the future is already here (here's to you, Hoverboards!). However, more changes to our everyday lives are coming. Just like...

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It's Not the Economy. It's You!

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2015 | 12:24 PM

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Every single day, I hear someone carrying on about how awful our economy is. Many blame it for them not having a job, not affording their mortgage, and not being able to afford necessities. News flash: the economy...

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Trump's Tax Plan Is Justice for Small Businesses

(41) Comments | Posted October 2, 2015 | 6:52 PM

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Current taxes treat small businesses, like my company Restaurantware, unfairly. Since we are a small business with minimal employees, we are taxed as a high-revenue individual instead of the business we are. This is a...

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The Daily Lives of Entrepreneurs

(1) Comments | Posted October 12, 2014 | 5:48 PM

Co-owning a young catering supply company, Restaurantware in Chicago that's appeared in the Inc 500 for the first time this year, has been one hell of a ride. Our team hustles day in and day out to develop and manufacture eco-friendly restaurant supplies for some...

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The Cost of Convenience -- Is Apple Pay Evil?

(17) Comments | Posted September 26, 2014 | 2:00 PM

Last week, Apple announced with their unique brand of confidently breathless fervor two new products - the Apple Watch and the iPhone 6 -- that will solve, in Apple's worldview, the pesky problem of removing a credit card from one's wallet and paying for goods with a swipe. These devices,...

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Where Congress Fails, Business Leads

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 6:29 PM


Recently the US Senate failed to pass an energy bill that had garnered strong bi-partisan support. While the bill sought only "modest" goals for energy efficiency standards and industry innovations, it was stymied by political pandering. In response, Senator Robert Portman (OH-Republican),...

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