Northwest Business Magazine
A 2020 Economic Forecast: Plenty of Optimism with a Touch of Uncertainty

A year filled with economic successes has local leaders feeling optimistic about the months to come. Get a taste of what’s happening in our region and what challenges could lie ahead.

Small-Business Marketing Strategies: Giving Back Keeps on Giving

A strategically placed gift or donation can pay dividends for your business, as Susan Dobbe-Leahy, of Dobbe Marketing, explains.

Success Stories: Heisler’s Bootery

Longevity in business is no small feat, but it’s something this family-owned shoe store has achieved through its dedication to serving customers.

Success Stories: Lincoln Way Inn

Staying true to their values and their vision has helped the couple behind this bed-and-breakfast to create a cozy country getaway.

Transform Rockford: Creating a Jobs Pipeline, from ‘Cradle to Career’

What if our employers could find the talent they need, and our schools could prepare workers faster than ever before? That could be truly transformative – and a competitive advantage for our region. It’s already happening.