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The Key to EBSCO’s Success

75-year-old EBSCO is long-term focused, accumulating companies with one common factor — they make money serving fundamental markets.

Wyndy: The Local Babysitter App You Should Know About

A Birmingham couple enters the fast-growing childcare app industry with a focus on babysitters who are college students. Incubator support and seed funding has boosted them into seven university cities in the Southeast.

Hyundai Sees Opportunity in Collapse of U.S. Sedan Giants

Americans are enamored with the SUV these days. The sedan? Well, it seems U.S. drivers are just not into them the way they use...

Building Innovator Ready to Power Up

Global building materials innovator James Hardie scouted the South before choosing Prattville for its 10th U.S. plant — a $220 million, 200-job investment that’s the largest new industry in Prattville in 50 years.

How the Rich Stay Rich

Banks offer special services to help wealthy clients protect their funds and not-quite-so-wealthy ones climb the ladder.

Small Business Focused Finance

Alabama credit unions are fine-tuning their small business relationships, mentoring clients and increasing loan portfolios.

Alabama Biotech Investment 101

A strong support network has led Alabama biotechs to land $101 million in venture capital since 2012. Working in one of the toughest investment sectors, research-based startups have well defined paths to commercial success on home turf.

Alabama Projects by Alabama Builders

Modern, Sleek, Iconic  BL Harbert: ServisFirst Bank Headquarters Birmingham-based BL Harbert International’s fourth completed project for ServisFirst was...

Hyundai Expects Volume Resurgence Amid Design Adjustments

Last spring, the five millionth engine produced at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) in Montgomery rolled off the assembly line.

Re-equipping the Underemployed

A new Innovate Birmingham initiative helps disciplined workers move from menial to meaningful.

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