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.

Success Story: Zavius Jewelers

This Chilean native learned his trade from his father and has been sharing quality custom jewelry with the Rockford area for nearly three decades.

Meet Amy Ott: Boylan Catholic High School’s First President

Amy Ott is giving back to her alma mater by embracing a new leadership position at Boylan Catholic High School. Learn how she’s made an impact on students, staff and the community this past year.