Broadwing's wings clipped
        Employees of Cincinnati Bell, which this summer was named the nation's best local and long-distance provider by J.D. Power & Associates, are increasingly nervous that cost-cutting by parent Broadwing Inc. will include them.

P&G's Ivorydale complex evolving
        The graying complex of low-lying buildings off Spring Grove Avenue, still a hub of many brands, is undergoing some of the biggest changes in its 115-year history.

Maker's Mark plans to expand - carefully
        The quaint, family-run distillery in the heart of bourbon and thoroughbred country has undergone a $13.5 million expansion that will double its annual 34,000-barrel capacity.

What's the Buzz?
        Bankruptcy trustees distributed 2,000 sets of eyeglasses, frames, lenses and contact lenses to customers of the bankrupt EyeWorld Optical Co. on Oct. 26 and 27. But owners of thousands of other products still stuck inside the stores might be out of luck.

Dry-cleaning business shows its starch
        Paul Szydlowski chose the name Prime Valet for his dry-cleaning business to emphasize its service focus.

What's in a company name?
        Shortly after the first of his Rainbow Blossom natural food stores opened in the 1970s, Rob Auerbach placed a want ad for employees. “Some girls showed up who were strippers,” Mr. Auerbach recalled/

Tristate Business Notes
        Two car-care businesses have recently opened on adjacent lots at East Kemper Road in front of Costco, just east of Tri-County Mall.

Reservists fret about businesses
        From the time he was a young man, Steve Stewart knew he wanted to serve his country. Now, Steve's sense of patriotism might place his business in jeopardy.

Greater Cincinnati 100
        Manufacturing dominates the field among Greater Cincinnati's 100 biggest private companies.
11 companies break into top 100
List of Greater Cincinnati 100