Success Stories: Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

From its beginnings as a bingo hall in a decaying neighborhood to one of the largest attractions in the Milwaukee area, this tribally owned casino is finding success in sharing its wealth.

Roscoe Woodstock Antique Mall: High Standards Drive a Turnaround

This business has continued to grow in popularity, so the owners recently opened a second location in Woodstock. Learn what it takes to run a successful antique store and find out what separates this place from its competitors.

Cultivating a Brand in the Health Care Industry

In today’s health care industry, having a brand is critical. A local expert explains the significance of branding and why it’s so critical to businesses in this field.

A Story ‘Maid’ in Harvard

Six brothers set out to find their fortunes, each guided by his work in the family bakery. This is the story of how those brothers have carried the lessons and work of their youth into successful enterprises that all lead back to home.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies.

4 Proven Strategies to Get and Keep Customers

Working in sales can be complicated, but experts Dave Stein and Steve Anderson have some advice. Here are four strategies to master the art of getting and keeping customers.

Success Stories: Event Floral

The right combination of creativity and business savvy are driving this Rockford-area florist to play an ever-larger role in event planning. See how it’s grown and what it’s taken to make this rare bloom.

Success Stories: Sundberg Funeral Home

Sundberg Funeral Home has been a thriving business for more than 100 years. Learn why the brand has a trustworthy reputation.

Embracing the 21st Century at Practice Velocity

Dancing in the office, wearing costumes to work, and a flat organizational structure? What is this, Google? No, these are part of the unique workplace culture at one of the Rockford area’s biggest software design firms.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies.