This week, Inc. editors and writers talk about this week's Supreme Court decision on a case between printer and inkjet cartridge manufacturer Lexmark and a small company that refills old Lexmark cartridges to sell at a discount. The ruling states that patent laws cannot be used to prevent reselling and has broad implications across the business world. The team also talks about the the coolest startups that snagged funding on Shark Tank this year. Lastly, the crew interviews Matt Gillin about how he started Ecount in his basement and sold it to Citi for over $200 million.
Home Depot reported stronger sales and earnings for its second quarter. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics says the housing industry helped power Home Depot's results.