The Cincinnati Enquirer
Sunday, Oct. 4, 1998 -- Volume 3, No. 277
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GREATER CINCINNATI 100
Their business operations are varied -- from hotel builders to animal food makers, soft drink sales to casket builders -- but 24 firms on the Arthur Andersen & Co. Greater Cincinnati 100 list have one thing in common:
The list
15 straight years
How list is made
Newcomers
Learning from mistakes
Survey of concerns
Passion for growth
Common goals
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Business Headlines for  Sunday, October 4, 1998

New directors signal new direction for Frisch's
There existed a time, oh, two decades ago, when the head of Frisch's Restaurants Inc. would pack up his prospectus and conduct road shows on Wall Street.


TIPSHEET
Is there anything to the rumor that Dillard's Inc. might open a store downtown? Not according to its real estate people.
ENTREPRENEURS
Getting rid of unproductive or ineffective employees is probably one of the tougher tasks facing small-business owners.
PRICIEST HOMES
The top residential real estate transfers in Greater Cincinnati, compiled by Amerestate Inc.:
SMALL BUSINESS DIARY
How to increase sales, separating your company's product from the pack, building referrals, pricing for profit and defining target markets will be topics at PNC Bank's "Effective Marketing for Small Business" Oct. 9.
WORTH NOTING THIS WEEK
Small business: 6:30 p.m., University of Cincinnati campus. "Tax and Record Requirements of Small Business." Sponsored by the University of Cincinnati Small Business Development Center and Communiversity.
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