Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Profit - Murchison Hume Update

Tonight on The Profit Marcus Lemonis is in Los Angeles, CA with hopes of making a deal with Murchison Hume. Murchison Hume is a cleaning products company created  by Max Kater whose mission is "to create naturally-derived, effective and beautiful products. All of our ingredients are of the highest quality and our formulations are designed to be highly effective, while maintaining product safety and stability."  While Marcus is there, he thinks the company has issues with its branding and wants to make it more accessible to the average consumer, but Max does not agree with his assessment.

Let's take a look at some information related to Murchison Hume as well as what kind of deal was made on the show.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Profit - Honest Foods Update

Tonight on The Profit Marcus Lemonis is in Chicago, Illinois with hopes of making a deal with Honest Foods. Honest Foods is an almost 20-year-old catering company owned by Tad Devlin that caters large events and also has a food truck.  When Marcus is evaluating the business, he finds out that Tad is a bit of a control freak and has problems trusting employees to do their job.

Let's take a look at some information related to Honest Foods as well as what kind of deal was made on the show.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Profit - Flex Watches Update

Tonight on The Profit Marcus Lemonis is in Los Angeles, California with hopes of making a deal with Flex Watches.  Flex Watches is a watch company founded in 2011 by Travis Lubinsky and Trevor Jones.  Some of their watches have interchangeable faces and each design is made to support a cause by donating 10 percent of each watch sale to the cause.  They are almost out of cash, have branding issues, and are having trouble staying focused on their mission.

Let's take a look at some information related to Flex Watches as well as what kind of deal was made on the show.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Profit - The Soup Market Update

Tonight on The Profit Marcus Lemonis is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with hopes of making a deal with The Soup Market. The Soup Market is a soup and sandwich restaurant that has five locations in the Milwaukee area.  The death of a co-owner who kept the company's finances in order has caused some issues at The Soup Market.  While Marcus is there, it seems there is something off as employees are talking about an employee named Grace, but the owner Dave doesn't make mention of her.

Let's take a look at some information related to The Soup Market as well as what kind of deal was made on the show.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Profit - Dilascia Update

Photo - Facebook
Tonight on The Profit Marcus Lemonis is in Los Angeles, California with hopes of making a deal with Dilascia.  Dilascia is a clothing brand created by Patrick Dilascia that focuses on t-shirt designs.  Patrick has hired his sister Kelly as Chief Operating Officer and his brother Daniel as Chief Financial Officer at Dilascia. When Marcus evaluates the business, he sees inventory problems as well as problems with keeping track of sales numbers.

Let's take a look at some information related to Dilascia as well as what kind of deal was made on the show.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Profit - Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour Restaurants Update

Photo - CNBC
Tonight on the season premiere of The Profit Marcus Lemonis is in Buena Park, California with hopes of making a deal with Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour Restaurants. Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour is a chain of restaurants that specialize in ice cream sundaes and also have food and a candy store.  The Farrell's brand once had 130 locations, but after new owners took over all locations eventually closed.  In 2009 the current owners decided to try to resurrect the brand.  They are currently having issue with a few stores losing money and may have expanded too quickly.

Let's take a look at some information related to Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour Restaurants as well as what kind of deal was made on the show.



Tuesday, August 2, 2016

The Profit Returns With New Episodes August 23rd

Season four of The Profit will premiere on CNBC on August 23rd at 10pm ET/PT.  This season will be eleven episodes and the businesses Marcus Lemonis will visit include:
  • Bowery Kitchen Supplies - New York, NY
  • DiLascia - Los Angeles, CA
  • Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour Restaurants - Orange County, CA
  • Flex Watches - Los Angeles, CA
  • Honest Foods Catering - Chicago, IL
  • Murchison-Hume - Los Angeles, CA
  • Pacific Hospitality Design, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA
  • Pollos Al Carbon Los Gemelos, Inc.- Port Chester, NY
  • Susana Monaco - New York, NY
  • Tea2Go - Dallas, TX
  • The Soup Market - Milwaukee, WI

Below are two different premieres of the season if you are interested.  Also, be sure to come back to The Profit Updates after each episode to see how the businesses are doing and if there are any updates on them.





(Business info from BWWTV)

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

The Profit - Mr. Green Tea Update

Tonight on The Profit Marcus Lemonis back in Keyport, New Jersey to do a follow up episode at Mr. Green Tea.  Mr. Green Tea was featured on the first season of The Profit, and Marcus is there to give an update on the episode and also to determine how they should move forward with expansion.  As this site doesn't currently have a post dedicated to the business Mr. Green Tea, I figured I would put one together for this follow-up episode.

Let's take a look at some information related to Mr. Green Tea, and what has happened with the company since Marcus visited in season one.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Profit - Farmgirl Flowers Update

Tonight on The Profit Marcus Lemonis is in San Francisco, California with hopes of making a deal with Farmgirl Flowers.  Farmgirl Flowers is a Silicon Vally Florist company with a unique business model.  They produce a daily bouquet and do not let customers choose their flowers.  Also, they order all of their flowers from local farmers in the US.  Owner Christina Stembel is having trouble raising money for the business and also puts a very large valuation on her company when negotiating with Marcus.

Let's take a look at some information related to Farmgirl Flowers as well as what kind of deal was made on the show.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Profit - 240sweet Update

Tonight on The Profit Marcus Lemonis is in Columbus, Indiana with hopes of making a deal with 240sweet.  240sweet is a gourmet marshmallow company that makes their marshmallows by hand and with all natural ingredients.  While there, Marcus finds a business arrangement that has gone bad involving the father of one of the owners which could jeopardize their production process.  Also an accountant quits, and owners Sam and Alexa don't see eye-to-eye with Marcus.

Let's take a look at some information related to 240sweet as well as what kind of deal was made on the show.