Private labels prove profitable
Both Cincinnati-based Federated Department Stores and supermarket giant Kroger Co. have said that introducing more private-label brands - products that carry the store's name or another name owned by the store - would be a key ingredient to future growth.
Kroger growth tougher
Faced with competition from superstores, warehouse clubs and even gas station mini-marts, traditional grocery stores are losing market share at a brisk clip.
Delta tries to make customers love to fly HEBRON - Company officials acknowledge they have taken away some attention from treating customers right and that Delta's reputation as an industry leader in customer service has lost some of its luster. Now, they're refocusing on that area.
A. William Erpenbeck spent years building a company that appears to be crumbling. One of the Tristate's biggest home builders, the Erpenbeck Co., is under federal investigation for a suspected bank fraud that is affecting lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.