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Buff City Soap Opens Up New Cooper-Young Shop With An Eye Toward Future Expansion Plans

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - A celebration for a local business is inspiring Memphis start-ups to push forward with new and unique creations.

Buff City Soap opened its 12th location Friday in Cooper-Young. The business started in a house and is now on track to franchise nationwide this year.

It's described as a soap shop and bakery put together, where you customize your soap to your scent preference.

Owners say they're in the midst of an aggressive expansion, which could mean good news for other business owners.

“We want to be the tip of the spear as far as, as far as putting Memphis back on the map,” said COO Nick Kunkel.

Buff City Soap won the Memphis Journal's 2018 Business of the Year.

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