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GreenCupboards buys assets of Ecomom after founder’s suicide

GreenCupboards, a Spokane startup led by 27-year-old entrepreneur Josh Neblett, has changed its name to Etailz and acquired the assets of Ecomom. Etailz, which sells more than 25,000 environmentally-friendly products, including beauty, home and office products, declined to disclose the size of the purchase. It plans to relaunch Ecomom later this year. The acquisition follows the… Read More

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Guinness Record attempt: 1,200-square-foot piece of handmade, recycled paper

Most of the time, publicity stunts are lame. And sometimes, well, sometimes something like this comes along. Spokane, Wash.-based online retailer GreenCupboards will attempt to construct the world’s largest handmade, recycled piece of paper to break the Guinness World Record. The team will begin construction at 4 a.m. Friday by mixing up recycled paper into… Read More

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Startup Spotlight: This 25-year-old Web entrepreneur built a profitable business on a shoestring

Josh Neblett was a finance major at Gonzaga University when he heard venture capitalist and adjunct professor Tom Simpson describe the idea for GreenCupboards, an online retail site for eco-friendly products. Neblett didn’t waste much time jumping on the opportunity. He approached Simpson after class, and asked if he could write a business plan for… Read More