Ringing up sales (reprint from STL Business Journal 8/19/11)

Saint Louis Group Business Brokers, which has been selling small businesses since 1976, sold 27 of them for $10.3 million in the first half of the year. Prices ranged from $38,000 to $2 million. Businesses sold include Bell City Battery, Gravois Grill and Halloween Express, said owner Dave Marlo.