The Best of Inc.'s Feature Stories in 2013

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Made to Measure: J.Hilburn Gives Direct Selling Some Style

Hil Davis took direct sales--a business model people love to hate--and gave it upscale polish. Inc. contributing writer Tom Foster says he was struck by the story of J.Hilburn, not only due to Davis's "Texas-size character" but also because Davis "ditched a lucrative career in finance to pursue an entrepreneurial dream and almost lost everything in the process, but he did it because he saw an opportunity to reinvent a business model before he even knew what product category or industry in which he would apply it." Read it now.