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Grows with the Flow

The Grow family is, by their own description, easygoing. Low-key. Chill. No take-no-prisoners business barracudas to see here. No, the Grows – Brian, wife Misty, and son Eric – are content with their homegrown RTO business and its five south-central Indiana stores built over the past 19 years … until a just-right opportunity comes along.

“I’ve always had a cautious approach to opening up new locations,” says Brian. “I had everything on the line – ten acres with a nice home I had put up as collateral for my loan, and five kids to put through college. I’d never want to jeopardize my family, our home, or the business. So I just needed to go slow and make sure everything was taken care of.

“But if the right location and the right building lease or purchase crosses our path, then we’d definitely pursue it,” he continues. “Whenever the next good opportunity for growth comes along, we want to be ready for it. We just do things a little slower.”

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