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Igloo Letterpress Expands Retail Store in Historic Worthington Space

Igloo Letterpress Expands Retail Store in Historic Worthington Space
Holiday shoppers will find a new gift-shop option in Old Worthington this season. Igloo Letterpress recently expanded their operations to create a unique retail experience in the historic Snow House. The space features an ample retail presence, as well as the book bindery and a creative production...
December 6th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Five Things That Will Sabotage the Success of Your Small Business

Five Things That Will Sabotage the Success of Your Small Business
With the holiday season in full swing, it’s easy to forego some of your financial duties, but now is the time to plan ahead for the success of your business. Start the New Year on a positive note by learning from the mistakes of others. Here are five things that will sabotage your small business: By...
December 5th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Local Beverage Company Rebrands With Plans to Release New Product

Local Beverage Company Rebrands With Plans to Release New Product
Feedback can be a valuable tool. One local startup is taking all the information and data from their initial years of business and looking to bigger and better things. The formula AM team, including co-founders David Colina, Dan Kim and Jason Sweazy, are back on the market with formula O2. An overhaul...
December 4th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

How To Open an Antique Booth

How To Open an Antique Booth
From the Greater Columbus Antique Mall to Grandview Mercantile to the Heritage Square Antique Mall, Central Ohio has a treasure trove of antique stores where something old can turn into something new to you. Such locations house several vendors with individual booths looking to sell their found treasures....
December 3rd, 2013 | How-To Guides | Read More

Out of the Box Framing Brings Custom Frame Options Straight to Consumers’ Homes

Out of the Box Framing Brings Custom Frame Options Straight to Consumers’ Homes
You’ve found the perfect frame for your new piece of local art. You are sure it will match everything else in your living room. Then you get it home. And it looks totally out of place. An artist with a keen-eye for frames is on the move to help Columbus residents end this guessing-game. With his...
December 2nd, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Local Children’s Apparel Line Finds Downtown Storefront

Local Children’s Apparel Line Finds Downtown Storefront
Another downtown retail space will be filled thanks to the KickStart 2 competition. Children’s clothing designers Team Chipmunk will soon have a retail storefront just south of the Columbus Commons on Third Street. Owner Liz Bourgeois outfits tiny tots with her classic hand-crafted designs. Team...
November 29th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

At ECDI, Everyday is Small Business Saturday

At ECDI, Everyday is Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday is a nationally recognized event aimed to support the 28 million small businesses all across the country. Placed strategically between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Shop Small Movement aims to increase customer traffic to small businesses throughout the busiest shopping weekend...
November 28th, 2013 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

The Design Process: 5 Helpful Tips For Creatives

The Design Process: 5 Helpful Tips For Creatives
Ah, design. It’s a fundamental cornerstone in any website, however not enough light is shed on how the designer got from point A to point B. That’s where I come in. Hopefully this surface look at my personal approach to designing for the web can give you a deeper insight into how the creative...
November 27th, 2013 | Interactive Strategies | Read More