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BOHINDI Boutique Offers Unique Jewelry and Lifestyle Accessories

BOHINDI Boutique Offers Unique Jewelry and Lifestyle Accessories
Jewelry and lifestyle boutique, BOHINDI quietly opened up shop in Upper Arlington at 2134 Arlington Ave. in October. Owner Jamie Riley is featuring her personal jewelry designs along with other accessories and lifestyle items that invoke a bohemian and carefree style. BOHINDI carries jewelry, incense,...
January 9th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Facebook Algorithm Changes Impacting Small Businesses

Facebook Algorithm Changes Impacting Small Businesses
A quick Google search reveals there is no shortage of articles scrutinizing the recent algorithm changes to Facebook’s News Feed for Page content. But how are the recent changes affecting Central Ohio businesses? In August, Facebook announced changes to their news feed algorithms in an effort to...
January 7th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More

OSU Freshman Builds Software Company Developing Apps for Autistic Children

OSU Freshman Builds Software Company Developing Apps for Autistic Children
Not a lot of 18-year-olds can say they are CEO of their own company. But one OSU Freshman has been creating apps as leader of Pufferfish Software since she was 15. In three years Megan Holstein has developed and expanded the company’s offerings to five apps aimed at helping autistic children. “All...
January 3rd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Orbit City Bikes Brings Electric Bikes to Columbus

Orbit City Bikes Brings Electric Bikes to Columbus
As Columbus continues to become a more bike-friendly city, travelers might see a new kind of bike on the road. Orbit City Bikes is the first electric bike dealer in Columbus. The Clintonville shop launched in October with plans to ramp up product offerings for a spring grand opening. An electric bike...
January 1st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Native Cold Pressed to Open Short North Juice Shop

Native Cold Pressed to Open Short North Juice Shop
Two friends are out to create an oasis for the health-minded Columbus consumer. Native Cold Pressed will open their Short-North doors to serve raw, organic cold pressed juices. Co-Owners Nicole Salvo and Erin Thacker are gearing up for a February opening of the first stand-alone, cold pressed juice bar...
December 31st, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

2013 Year In Review

2013 Year In Review
As 2013 comes to a close, it’s time to review the small business landscape in Columbus. The 36 articles below highlight new businesses, shed light on some unique apps, identify the abundant resources available for entrepreneurs in Columbus and offer some helpful advice. With a community that embraces...
December 30th, 2013 | Trendspotting | Read More

Craft Tango Connects Crafters and Retailers

Craft Tango Connects Crafters and Retailers
For a handmade crafter, finding wholesale locations to sell their goods is precious time away from their creative space. An artisan herself, Stinkybomb Soap founder Megan Green has crafted an idea to bring crafters and retailers together. Craft Tango will build a database of handmade crafters and their...
December 23rd, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Chamber Celebrates Region’s Small Businesses

Chamber Celebrates Region’s Small Businesses
The Columbus Region is fortunate to be home to scores of small businesses. These businesses, as we all know, are the wheel upon which the economy turns. Why? Small businesses do the majority of the hiring and generate the kind of revenue that moves the economy forward. Somers L. Martin, director of business...
December 20th, 2013 | Chamber Connection | Read More