BUSINESS NEWS FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2003
P&G, rivals duke it out
The battles between P&G and its competitors have gotten nastier in recent years, as the companies try to protect their own sales while stealing market share.

FedEx Ground chasing 'Brown'
FedEx may be known for its ability to fly packages across the country overnight, but trucks may be the company's future.

Listening to customers key at Systems InSight
Five years ago, Chris Fischer started his IT consulting firm with one client, one person (himself) and a hunch.

What's the buzz?
Cincinnati's Jack Rouse Associates has helped put a new spin on historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Next year, it hopes to do the same with Cincinnati's much newer Great American Ball Park.

Business meetings this week
Announcements of meetings and seminars, and instructions for listing your event.

Tipsheet improved
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Keep tabs on former customers
It's time to take my own advice. For years, I've preached the importance of staying in touch with past customers.
Blackouts to computer bugs, backup is key
NEW YORK - The past month has been a challenge for small business owners, particularly if their computers run on Windows XP software or were in the Northeast or southern Canada.
Business Notebook
A company that helps women be their healthiest selves has a new poster and book to its credit.


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.