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Green Tea (everybody wants vanilla, so let's throw 10 grand here and there at new flavors) and Grafton Furniture (let's hire someone to paint a ghastly mural on the front of the building) and Shuler's Bar-B-Q (does a part-time restaurant really need a gift shop of non-restaurant items? (The guess here is that the landlord, out of deference to the Barons' father, had been giving the brothers favorable terms and after seeing Lemonis enter the picture, decided the brothers didn't need his help anymore.) Surely, one would have to question pouring 6 digits of cash into a location that, according to what was later mentioned on the show, is subject to lease revocation at any time. It's a show about how floundering businesses can look really nice if unlimited amounts of money are thrown at them.
But as Lemonis spread himself thinner and thinner, the show became a shrine to excess. (See Amazing Grapes and Standard Burger and Inkkas and Wick'ed.) Then there are the quality businesses that got eyebrow-raising investments, such as Mr. 1, Car Cash, might've had the worst investment of all, as the seemingly happy ending of Lemonis' costly overhaul of the Baron brothers' prized location was undermined by an update in which the Barons got booted by their landlord.
Posted: Friday, February 26, 2016 Reviews of all of Seasons 3, 2 and 1 below Far from generating profits, Marcus Lemonis' TV show specializes in overruns.
Some entrepreneurs obviously hit up multiple programs in hopes of finding a taker somewhere.
Lemonis' savviest subjects learned that to enhance their chances of an investment, they should shed a tear and state on camera that they're afraid of letting their parents/spouse/children down and offer Lemonis a Dr. Lemonis is an undeniably savvy businessman with endless constructive observations to share.
A lot of managers act in ways that would never fly at IBM.
Lemonis often picks a select employee to receive equity (with no discussion at all as to whether equity for a low-paid employee who hasn't contributed any capital is a good move for all parties and makes sense from a tax standpoint) but rarely or never suggests raises across the board.