Comair-Delta still 800-pound gorilla
        When Comair resumed service last Monday after an 89-day pilot strike, airline president Randy Rademacher said Cincinnati was the Erlanger-based carrier's turf and Comair was ready to take on all comers.

CVG best in class for on-time flights
        For the second month in a row, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport had the highest on-time arrival and departure percentage among the nation's 29 largest facilities.

Metal stampers manufacture new sales
        Long-Stanton Manufacturing Co. still might have dies from the Civil War era, when the company was founded, but its business practices are not cut from the same mold as they were even 10 years ago.
Business Headlines for  Sunday, July 08, 2001

GE's Welch risked big in merger effort
        Three critical meetings over two days ended with a handshake between General Electric Co.'s chief executive, Jack Welch, and Europe's top business regulator, Mario Monti.

Europe braces for 'euro' bills
        MICHELSTADT, Germany — Flower shop owner Petra Mueller admits she couldn't tell a real euro note from Monopoly money. And that's why she's in a hurry to get ready for Europe's greatest money swap.

Five F's of motivating customers

        Sigmund Freud was said never to have been able to answer the question, “What do women want?” Many business owners feel equally perplexed by the question, “What do customers want?”

What's the Buzz?
        Procter & Gamble Co. has rolled out a national advertising campaign for its new Bounty in a Box product.

Tristate Business Notes
        Amenities at the new Hilton Garden Inn in Sharoville are designed with the business traveler in mind.

Industry notes: Commercial real estate
        A handful of developers are looking to transform another outdated industrial facility off Interstate 71 into retail and possibly office and housing.

Commercial real estate projects
        The most expensive commercial construction projects or renovations, based on dollar values ($200,000 and up) of building permits issued recently in Cincinnati and Hamilton County:

Business meetings