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Rookwood Pottery's first retail shop

Dec 13, 2013

For the first time in its long, distinguished history, Rookwood Pottery now has an offsite retail store. Our Jane Durrell looks at the Over the Rhine shop and what shoppers can expect to find there with her guest, Dorothy Hoffman, Retail Sales Director for the Rookwood Pottery Company.

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  Cincinnati’s Kenner Products introduced the Easy-Bake® Oven in 1963, and it quickly became one of the most popular toys in history. Who didn’t make, or taste, one of those tiny cakes? In time to celebrate its 50th birthday, Toy Historian Tod Coopee has written a definitive history of the iconic toy, Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake® Oven. He joins us to talk about the innovation and history of the Easy-Bake® Oven, and why it’s still so popular today.

Like it or not, the holiday shopping season is almost upon us, and I doubt that anyone hates malls more than I do.

Fortunately, the BuyCincy Holiday Event (previously "Cincinnati Unchained") promotes the benefits of shopping locally while bringing holiday traffic to locally-owned, independent businesses in the Greater Cincinnati area.

Raise the Floor, Women in Manufacturing

Nov 13, 2013

  Women currently hold just 10 percent of manufacturing jobs in our region, but a recently launched program at Gateway Community and Technical College is designed to prepare women for stable, high-paying manufacturing careers.

Obamacare Affect on Businesses

Oct 30, 2013

GCF's Big Idea Challenge Winners

Oct 27, 2013

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In a news release, announcing its Black Friday deals, Macy's, based in Cincinnati and New York, says it will open most of its stores Thanksgiving evening.

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After nearly 20 years with the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, President Steve Stevens says he's leaving his job.

Stevens started at the chamber in 1994 to manage government affairs and serve as the Chamber's lobbyist in Frankfort.  He's been president for the past seven years. 

In a release, Stevens says the job's been rewarding to him, but says now is the time to pursue other professional endeavors.  He has not yet set a his departure date. 

Market Overview and Investment Outlook

Oct 2, 2013
Efficient Frontier

While historically the biggest drops in the stock market have taken place in the month of September, October seems to get the blame as the worst month for investing. But is there a best or worst time to put your money in the stock market? Investment Advisor and Writer William Bernstein joins Chris DeSimio and Mark Heyne for a look at the current investment numbers, along with some history and an overview of the markets.

Brand Repositioning for Cross-border Markets

Sep 25, 2013

Marketing a product or service internationally takes careful planning and research, and adjusting your sales message to appeal to your target country’s local culture, language and buying habits.

Serving a Diverse Market

Sep 25, 2013
DIGGS

Cincinnati is a city of immigrants, and people from other countries continue to make Cincinnati their home. But to increase our region’s diversity, and help grow our economy, local companies must be prepared to meet the needs of individuals, even those fluent in English, who are more comfortable doing business in their native language.

Cincinnati BrandHUB

Sep 4, 2013

Cincinnati is a city of marketers, home of Proctor & Gamble, Kroger, DunnhumbyUSA, and dozens of advertising, design, data analysis and branding companies. The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s BrandHUB works to strengthen and grow our place in the marketing industry. Nicole Ball, director of Cincinnati BrandHUB, and Empower Group CEO Jim Price  discuss the Chamber’s effort.

Minority Business Accelerator

Sep 4, 2013
Cincinnati Chamber USA

Established in 2003, the Minority Business Accelerator (MBA) is the economic development initiative of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. We talk about the MBA’s mission and accomplishments in helping local minority firms with Crystal German, vice president of the Minority Business Accelerator and Economic Inclusion for the Chamber.

Credit Cards on Campus

Aug 14, 2013

    

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Less than three months since Frontier Airlines starting flying out of CVG, the airport announced Wednesday public charter service Ultimate Air Shuttle will start service to Morristown Airport, NJ September 9th.

Ultimate Air Managing Director Rick Pawlak says the advantages are many:

Protecting Yourself from Investor Fraud

Aug 7, 2013

Dayton-based Standard Register is purchasing another Dayton company, WorkflowOne, in a deal worth $218 million.

Standard Register says it expects to achieve $1 billion in annual revenue and $40 million in annual savings thanks to the deal. A release says WorkFlowOne will initially operate as a subsidiary with its CEO staying on in an advisory role.

The combined company has 4000 employees, including more than 900 in Dayton.

The Future of CVG

Jul 31, 2013
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Phillips Edison

The former troubled Kenwood Towne Place, now known as Kenwood Collection will open in the spring of 2015. As it takes shape, Sycamore Township is being proactive to prevent traffic problems.

You don't have to remind Township Board President Tom Weidman how backed up traffic can get in Kenwood around the holidays. He says, "From the first day after Thanksgiving to sometime in January we all have to coexist down there."

  Internet attacks on nations, banks, universities and individuals have increased dramatically over the last few years. Dr. Richard J Harknett, head of the University of Cincinnati Department of Political Science, and UC Associate Professor of Information Technology Mark Stockman discuss cyber security and protecting your online information.

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