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Buehler’s Fresh FoodsGrowth is the focus of employee-owned Buehler’s

There were plenty of suitors for the well-regarded Buehler’s grocery business, but only one buyer gave the family owners the confidence that the company would keep it’s local presence and not cut jobs: its employees.

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Growth is the focus of employee-owned Buehler’s

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2018 Smart Business Evolution of Manufacturing

This year’s Evolution of Manufacturing winners have made their mark on manufacturing and have specifically chosen Northeast Ohio as their place to make the magic happen. Check out this year's honorees.

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2018 Smart Business Evolution of Manufacturing

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Eagle Family Foods Group LLCPaul Smucker Wagstaff spreads his wings with Eagle Foods

Paul Smucker Wagstaff spent most of his career with The J.M. Smucker Co., working his way up the hierarchical ladder, on his way to one day lead the multi-billion dollar international food company. Then he quit.

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Signet’s unique leadership approach separates it from the pack

Private equity firms often get a bad rap. They can be characterized as cold-blooded, willing to eviscerate an acquired company […]

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Monetizing workers’ compensation managed care services in Ohio

Quinn Guist, president of CompManagement Health Systems, talks about factors Ohio businesses should consider when choosing an managed care organization (MCO).

The loan you think you need may not be what you need

Home Savings Bank's Rick Hull explores the difference between assumptions and reality in lending.

Shale formations generate billions in investment with much still untapped

The first Ohio shale well in the Utica and Marcellus Shale formations was drilled in February 2011, and the formations have attracted some $64 billion in private sector investment since. Those looking to invest in Ohio’s shale opportunity have confidence in the state and the business environment it fosters, says Dana A. Saucier Jr., Senior Managing Director for Energy and Chemicals and Food & Agribusiness at JobsOhio.

How culture affects performance in an increasingly competitive market

Culture is the base upon which everything else in a company is built. And like a building’s foundation or a tree’s roots, Westfield Bank's Jon Park says it needs to be strong to support all that’s built and grown on top of it.

Diving into the tax reform, from an individual perspective

Tax reform, commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, significantly revised the individual tax code for tax years starting in 2018. But the changes may keep coming, even for tax year 2017, says Tax Managing Director Doug Klein of BDO USA, LLP.