How to Keep Your Small Business Merger From Crashing

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Mark Hemmeter, founder and chief executive officer of Denver-based Office Evolution, was admiring the bright, modern furniture he’d purchased for the reception area of a company he’d acquired in Colorado Springs, Colo. Then he overheard a client grousing on the telephone: “These new guys came in, and it looks like Disneyland out front now!”

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