BUSINESS NEWS FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2003
Holiday gas price heads up
As a record number of Americans are expected to gear up for a Labor Day getaway, Greater Cincinnati's gasoline prices have hit their highest mark in almost five months.

Eckberg: Daily Grind
Career advancement? Shareholder value? Corporate hierarchy? Frankly, not as many people in the workforce today as in years past care very much about any of that any more.

Morning memo
Hot tips & news to start your business day.

Business Meetings This Week
Announcements of meetings and seminars, and instructions for listing your event.

Making It
Promotions & new on the job.

Tipsheet improved
The Cincinnati Enquirer's free daily e-mail business briefing is even easier to receive. How do you get it? Click here to register.

ALSO IN BUSINESS
Exemplary service drives loyalty
If you spend enough time talking to Joe Calloway, the number 1 is bound to come up.


THE GREATER CINCINNATI 100
Top private firms saw recession
Even before the recession hit in March 2001, Greater Cincinnati's largest private businesses saw the tough times coming.


Drees Co. grabs top ranking in the 100
The Drees Co. earned the top spot in this year's Greater Cincinnati 100, but company officials say that the home builder is even bigger now.

Vehicle dealers showed the way
The tech bubble burst, the U.S. economy slumped, and consumers ducked for cover from terrorists.
These 100 show best of can-do spirit
Health care costs bite deep
Accountable to themselves
Habegger posts 50th profit in 50th year
Builder moves up - for now
Floturn flourishes as others fall
Sumerel service adds to revenue
Companies: Outlook for economy is grim
Everclear emerges as true up-and-comer

SPECIAL COVERAGE
Erpenbeck archive
A. William Erpenbeck spent years building a company that appears to be crumbling. One of the Tristate's biggest home builders, the Erpenbeck Co., is under federal investigation for a suspected bank fraud that is affecting lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.