Northwest Business Magazine - 2
Small-Business Marketing: Reach Across Generations

Senior citizens purchase plenty of products, services and facilities, so it’s important to communicate with them effectively. Susan Dobbe-Leahy, of Dobbe Marketing, discusses the best ways to engage with the senior population.

Success Stories: The Bramble Patch

The Bramble Patch boasts the largest collection of Polish pottery in Wisconsin. Meet the mother and daughter team behind this unique business and find out how a sweet condiment got this venture started.

Rockford Area Economic Development Council: Netting Results with a Fresh Mindset

Rockford has many advantages to play up, and firms are taking notice. Learn why this city is feeling a renewed sense of economic prosperity.

Transform Rockford: Cultivating True Connection through Civility

Looking far beyond mere respectfulness, one Transform Rockford group is setting out to improve relationships by encouraging personal responsibility and a deeper-level bonding between neighbors and strangers.

Fast-Track a Career in Auto Service at MCC

With the help of McHenry County College, one student accelerated his career in the automotive industry. Learn how community colleges are making a difference in filling the skills gap.