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Ganley Auto GroupKenneth Ganley loves selling cars and shares his passion with the team at Ganley...

Kenneth Ganley has taken Ganley Auto Group, a company started by his father, and turned into one of the top dealerships in the U.S.

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Kenneth Ganley loves selling cars and shares his...

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Biery CheeseBen Biery leads Biery Cheese to many firsts in pursuit of growth

Leading a company spread across two states, completing a merger and launching the 90-year-old company's first branded products are just some of the challenges facing Ben Biery, CEO of Biery Cheese.

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Ben Biery leads Biery Cheese to many firsts in pursuit...

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2017 Family Business Achievement Awards

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is pleased to return as the Presenting Sponsor for the 2017 Smart Business Family Business Conference. Check out what these great family businesses across Northeast Ohio have been able to achieve.

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2017 Family Business Achievement Awards

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Class of 2017Central Ohio’s Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

This year’s Smart 50 class is a diverse group of executives leading a wide range of organizations, but they all share one common trait: passion. Meet the 2017 Smart 50 honorees.

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How benefits brokers put people first

It’s easy to fall into the trap of complacency and routine when it comes to our daily tasks, says Jessica Galardini, president and COO at JRG Advisors. For benefits brokers, it should be all about helping people. Here's what employers should look for in the most successful benefits brokers.

Sales tax implications for sellers in the Amazon Marketplace

Some 2 million sellers are reportedly using Amazon Marketplace today, a 50 percent increase over the past two years. Unfortunately, not everyone understands the sales tax implications. Here's what you need to know about keeping up with tax obligations as a seller on Amazon Marketplace, according to Jeff Mallory, tax partner at Clarus Partners.

An A to Z overview of 401(k) plan sponsorship

As both a primary vehicle for retirement savings and a key component to a company’s benefits package, 401(k) plans have their challenges. Debra Pitschman, a partner at Case | Sabatini, shares major considerations for companies as they choose, institute and manage a 401(k) plan.

Local consultants can cut your costs 10 to 20 percent by next month

TPI Efficiency's Roger Zona outlines ways fiscal management consultants can help companies save money.

Stronger relationships are often the pathway to better customer service

Aaron Barnhart, Senior Vice President and Retail Sales Leader at Westfield Bank discusses how to put your employees in position to provide great customer service.