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Naples Soap Co.

Art Levy | 3/18/2013

In 2009, Deanna Renda left her job as a nurse to start Naples Soap Co. Today, the company has a 3,500-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility, a 3,000-sq.-ft. warehouse, five stores in southwest Florida and 40 employees. The company recently opened another location in Key West. Last summer, Naples Soap made a deal to sell its line of soaps and other skincare products in Japan. The company plans to open another 20 retail stores within the next five years.

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