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It’s all about the customers at Delo’s House of Coffee in Gautier

By TAMMY LEYTHAM GAUTIER — Ask Delorise Nettles what makes a business successful and she doesn’t hesitate to answer. “Relationships.” It’s all about knowing your customers, said Nettles, owner of Delo’s Heavenly House of Coffee in Gautier. And it’s obvious she does. She chit chats with customers, asks about their school work, encourages their artistic aspirations and remembers their favorite ...

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Java and community: Drip Drop Coffee Shop makes splash

It appears to be a perfect match — a small city wants to enhance its sense of community, and a couple of local entrepreneur-brothers want to build a business where people come together. The Drip Drop Coffee Shop held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony last week in Richland to a packed house of well-wishers and supporters. The mayor, aldermen ...

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Q&A: Paul Bonds, Founder, BeanFruit Coffee Company

Bonds hopes to have coffee business going strong in a year Paul Bonds, 28, started BeanFruit Coffee Company with the motto “coffee, character and cause” two years ago. A graduate of Mississippi College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, he works full-time in the aerospace industry. Originally from Liberty, Bonds and his wife of five years, Anita, live in ...

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