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BUSINESS NEWS FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 2004
Rocky Shoes climbs out of the shadows
Rocky Shoes & Boots Inc. could make its home anywhere in the United States and probably should be anyplace but Nelsonville, Ohio.

Lloyd's tempest swamps 18 here
Over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the dining hall of the Cincinnati Country Club in Hyde Park, where plate-glass windows offer a picturesque view of rolling fairways, scores of the region's most moneyed citizens gathered to hear the business deal of a lifetime.

Landscape designer listens, and prospers
Gayle Frazer, founder of her own landscape design firm, has achieved success in a field that has traditionally been dominated by men.

Look Who's Talking: John Pepper
Even after two retirements from Procter & Gamble Co., John Pepper is still at work. Except now, he's in an office at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., where he is vice president for finance and administration at his alma mater.
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Business meetings this week
Announcements of meetings and seminars, and instructions for listing your event.

Stock Market Game
The Enquirer presents its winter-spring stock market game. Here are this week's results:
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Business People
Promotions & new on the job.
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Tristate business notebook

Some tips on how to get moving
Moving stinks. But let me share some tips and terms I've learned in the arduous process of just finding new business space.
SPECIAL COVERAGE
Special Report: P&G's Russian Frontier
In a three-day series, The Enquirer's Cliff Peale reports from Russia on Procter & Gamble's manufucturing and marketing drive there and the implications for Greater Cincinnati.
SUNDAY STORIES:
Booming market bears potential and challenge
It's not like Kroger: 'Stores' make selling a challenge
New economy holds instability and risk
Overseas sales have big impact back home
MONDAY STORIES:
Making cleaning products, two worlds meet
Q&A: Former dancer takes giant leap
TUESDAY STORIES:
Europe teaches lessons about style
Vanity products are a gamble for Procter

Erpenbeck archive
William Erpenbeck Jr. spent a decade building a company that crumbled in months. Once one of the Tristate's biggest home builders, the Erpenbeck Co. succumbed to a bank fraud that affected lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.