Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Profit - Lyles BBQ Update

Tonight on The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is in Lexington, Kentucky hoping to make a deal with Lyles BBQ.  Lyles BBQ is a family-owned and operated barbecue restaurant with two locations.  The two locations are not consistent with each other and everybody in the family seems to have a different vision for the direction of Lyles BBQ.  The son Chandler has applied for a job at one of Marcus' companies and has also applied to be on The Profit.

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


Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Profit - Jackie's Cookie Connection Update

Tonight* on The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is in Los Angeles, California hoping to make a deal with Jackie's Cookie Connection. Jackie's Cookie Connection is a cookie business owned by Rachel Galant which started off as a small shop and grew into a wholesaling company.  There are growing pains for the company and Jackie's Cookie Connection has taken out loans with high interest rates.  This is causing financial issues at the company and there are also angry lenders who are after the money owed to them.


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

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Profit - Ben's Garden Update

Tonight on The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is in New York hoping to make a deal with Ben's Garden. Ben's Garden is a specialty designer and retail store whose designs are handcrafted using traditional artisan techniques.  The owner Ben Busko has Asperger's Syndrome which makes him think more creatively than emotionally.  Ben has high standards which is causing employee turnover and he is also doing too many jobs within the company.  Marcus finds that there are some inventory issues at Ben's Garden and that they are stocking items that do not sell well.

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

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Profit - Santa's Toys Update

Tonight on The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is in Santa Claus, Indiana hoping to make a deal with Santa's Toys. Santa's Toys is a specialty toy store owned by Mark and Heidi Schmidt.  While Marcus is there, he discovers that Santa's Toys has bad inventory and a horrible customer experience.


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

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Profit - Queork Update

Tonight on The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is in New Orleans, Louisiana hoping to make a deal with Queork. Queork is a company owned by Amanda Dailey and Julie Araujo that makes handbags, accessories and gifts from genuine cork fabric. While Marcus Lemonis is there, he finds that the owner is in debt due to bad business practices.  He also thinks the product does not measure up to expectations and that the workplace lacks organization and efficiency.

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

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The Profit - Corey's NYC Bagel Deli Update

Tonight on the season 6 premiere of The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is in Chicago, Illinois hoping to make a deal with NYC Bagel Deli.  NYC Bagel Deli is a local bagel shop owned by Corey Kaplan that offers bagels, sandwiches, salads and pizza.  While Marcus Lemonis is there, he finds that Corey is resistant to change and has trouble listening to his wife's ideas.  Marcus will try to create new products at the store and he also wants to rename the store to The Famous Corey's NYC Bagel Deli.

Let's take a look at some information related to The Famous Corey's NYC Bagel Deli as well as what kind of deal was made on the show.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Season 6 of The Profit Starts Tuesday December 4th

New episodes of The Profit (season 6) start on December 4th at 10pm ET/PT on CNBC.  There have been and will be more special behind the scenes episodes of The Profit as well. The first episode will be about NYC Bagel Deli, which was actually supposed to air last season.  Other businesses scheduled to appear on the upcoming new episodes include:


  • Ben's Garden - Brooklyn, NY
  • Everkin (follow-up to The Casery)– Los Angeles, CA
  • Feat Socks - Venice, CA
  • Lyles BBQ - Lexington, KY
  • NYC Bagel Deli - Chicago, IL
  • Queork (was also on last season's schedule) - New Orleans, LA
  • Santa's Toys - Santa Claus, IN
  • Smithfly Designs - Troy, OH
  • Snowdays NYC - New York, NY


As always visit The Profit Updates after each episode to get details and updates on each of the businesses that appear on The Profit.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Profit - Baby Bump (Kool Kids) Update

Tonight on The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is in New Orleans, Louisiana hoping to make a deal with Baby Bump. Baby Bump is a maternity and children's clothing business owned by Robbie and Julie Allen.  The store has been open for 10 years and Robbie and Julie aren't sure of their roles and do not know their numbers.  Also Robbie was recently treated for cancer which put even more stress on their business and marriage.


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


Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Profit - Montiel Update

Tonight on The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is in Los Angeles, California hoping to make a deal with Montiel.  Montiel is an online-only activewear company started by Maggie Montiel in 2013 which sells things like leggings, bras and tank tops.  Maggie seems unwilling to expand the brand and is not open to new ideas.  She only likes to make products that she would wear and Montiel's sales numbers have started to decrease.


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

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The Profit - Hangout Lighting Update

Tonight on The Profit, Marcus Lemonis is in Chicago, Illinois hoping to make a deal with Hangout Lighting.  Hangout Lighting is a lighting business that helps customers design their own custom fixtures.  Jennifer Brown built the company from scratch and she has been doing too many roles at once and doesn't delegate work.  There is no clear mission for the business and there is a high employee turnover rate.


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