| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Frankfort officials on Oct. 20 shelled out more than $65,000 to entice three business expansions — including a sprawling sports complex — and named a longtime employee utilities director.
Xpress Solutions, a logistics firm, and Roma Sports...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Windsor officials fear their town will be devastated if the state chooses the cheapest, most environmentally friendly option to improve Route 460.
The bulk of Windsor's businesses — as well as numerous homes, churches and municipal buildings...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It's a common plight: Someone wants to open a store online but doesn't have the technical skills.
A Tamarac business is growing by meeting that need.
3dCart is a company that allows anyone to build an online store — without knowing how to code....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Lots of businesspeople apparently want to know more aboaut Facebook.
More than 500 attended an event Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton to help small businesses optimize the social media site.
Small-business owners said they're...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:11 AM
A new immediate care medical clinic and a yogurt shop have been approved for a vacant storefront in downtown Westmont.
The businesses, which will be located in the same building at 29-31 N. Cass Ave., are owned by. Dr. Amer Alhussaini. He will manage...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Willowbrook trustees on Sept. 8 approved a new business complex development that will be constructed on a parcel of land that the suburb owns and plans to sell.
The Willowbrook Corporate Center, which will be located at 700 Willowbrook Center Parkway,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:11 PM
I talked with Max Eliscu recently about his company, Viewpost, and its plans to add 262 new jobs in Maitland. The company provides an online platform for payment and tracking of business invoices.
As Eliscu explained, it’s also a communication...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Carefree Comfort started in the Sciarrone family garage in Highwood. When it came time to expand the business, Joe Sciarrone, 51, who currently lives in Lake Forest, chose Highland Park to set up shop. He describes Carefree Comfort as a full service...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers.
The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:16 AM
Wear in Good Health, which opened in Highland Park in March, is a new luxury apparel brand. It is also the name of the store owned by Grace Steer, 45, of Glenview.
"The line embodies true luxury, comfort and style for every woman from size extra small...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Jen Z's Beauty Services in Highland Park will mark its seventh anniversary with an in-store celebration on Oct. 7.
"Jen Z" (Jennifer Zanotti Ori), 32, has been a make-up artist and esthetician for 13 years. After working as a manager for a large...