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Entrepreneur Alchemy

How the University of Alabama is bridging the gap between bright insights and commercial mass production. Two research initiatives have evolved to promising thresholds.

Surviving and Thriving in Dog-Eat-Dog E-Commerce

Veterinary Internet ships vet supplies to 38 states and four continents, makes swift adaptations in IT, inventory and marketplaces, and stays a nip ahead of Amazon.

From Baseball to Auto Entrepreneur

Chris Donohoo has twice ranked among the fastest growing companies in UAB’s Excellence in Business program.

Financial Planning 101

Alabama experts offer tips for managing your money at each stage of your career.

Chef Missy Mercer

Explore two of Alabama’s best restaurants, you find a chef/owner who was the only female on the hot line at Spago, a master baker and a mother of twins with a degree in finance from Auburn.

Communities Partner to Restore Their Watersheds

Chris Conway, Montgomery’s public works director, visits the cleaned up Genetta Creek. ...

Mercedes Triples Down on Alabama Investment

What might have seemed like a gamble on a new region of the country has proved the wise investment it always was.

Boosting High Tech Critical Mass

Key players behind Innovate Birmingham, from left: Brian Hilson of BBA, Dr. Ray Watts...

Wiregrass Plant Makes Ballistic Attack Busters

Lockheed Martin’s Troy plant builds missiles designed to knock out intermediate-range ballistic missiles.

Survival Training

Business interruption insurance can help mitigate the impact of the next oil spill or hurricane or car crashing through the front of your office — if you plan ahead.

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Spotlight on Cullman County

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Opelika Ponders, Plumbs, Presents Itself

Residents of Opelika eagerly dove into a citywide charrette called DesignPlace. One result morphed from sticky notes, through local history, into a logo with locomotion.

Meet the New Inductees to the Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Since 1973, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame has honored business professionals who have brought lasting acclaim or recognition to the state. This year, seven Alabama business professionals will be recognized as the latest members of the Alabama Business Hall of Fame at a celebration Nov. 15 in Birmingham.