Northwest Business Magazine
Driving the Movement for Elgin’s Self-Improvement

It could have been just another five-year plan, but instead the City’s new “Strategic Principles & Priorities” encapsulates a growing movement in this city – one that engages every corner of the community in a pathway to prosperity.

Small-Business Marketing: Become a Subject Matter Expert

Are you an expert in your field? Do you have a message that uniquely benefits people in your market? Then you’re well on your way to becoming a Subject Matter Expert.

Success Stories: Strode’s Furniture

This family-owned furniture store has been a fixture in downtown Huntley since 1976. Step inside this thriving business and find out how it continues to remain successful.

Success Stories: Roscoe Woodstock Antique Mall

This business has continued to grow in popularity, so the owners recently opened a second location in Woodstock. Learn what it takes to run a successful antique store and find out what separates this place from its competitors.

A Family Business Story ‘Maid’ in Harvard

Six brothers set out to find their fortunes, each guided by his work in the family bakery. This is the story of how those brothers have carried the lessons and work of their youth into successful enterprises that all lead back to home.