The strength of retail in a region is a good indicator of the health of its economy. The 2015 Franklin County Retail Report presented by Franklin County and the Columbus Chamber sheds light on the role retail plays in...
Food and family often go hand in hand. So perhaps it's not surprising that all three of the independent bakers The Metropreneur interviewed for this story have relatives who have passed down recipes and secrets or encouraged them to...
Thanks to several farmers' markets and a plethora of restaurants and food producers that use locally-sourced ingredients, it's not a challenge to eat local in Central Ohio. It's also increasingly easy to drink local, as evidenced by the number...
Farewell, 2017! As another year winds down, we're taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories and best advice published over the last 12 months. From legal and social media tips, to new businesses touting flip...
2016 has been quite a year. Aside from ups, downs and political discourse, it proved to be a banner year for the small business community in Columbus. Below we outline the industries and topics making news in the entrepreneurial community...
The sixth annual Franklin County Retail Summit presented by the county and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce highlighted the important role retail plays in Columbus' economy. "Retailers are the pulse of the community’s economic vitality and strength," says Franklin County...
Ask any of the major players in Columbus' startup scene what factors have contributed to the city's growing ecosystem and you are likely to get an answer not focused on what that specific organization has contributed, but the partnerships and...
The upcoming TrustBelt Conference is aimed at shaking up perceptions of the Midwest. But what are those assumed presumptions and what's the actual story? Sophia Koropeckyj, a managing director at Moody's Analytics, will share trends and economic indicators that tell...

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