March 13, 2014 - 8:00am
Getting Down to Business: The Origins of Rodes Retailer
Howard Vogt, current president of luxury clothing retailer Rodes, says the secret to longevity is adaptability. The store, now located at 4938 Brownsboro Road, turns 100 this year.
March 12, 2014 - 8:01am
Land of the Giant: Forest Giant Talks Business
Dave Durand, Jon Shaw and Jesse Lucas, founders of the technology firm Forest Giant, started out in 2004 (it was then called Visual Scientists) building websites with Flash, 3D and motion graphics.
March 11, 2014 - 8:12am
Getting Down to Business: The Origins of Tattoo Charlie’s Signature Ink
Charlie Wheeler got his first tattoo — of a panther head on his arm — in 1969 at Sailor Bill’s Tattoo in Cave City, Ky. Wheeler was hooked after that first one.
March 10, 2014 - 8:00am
Louisville’s Flavorman Talks Business
When you walk into the Flavorman headquarters at 809 S. Eighth St., a sweet, syrupy aroma hits you. If you walk into the part-kitchen/part-chemistry lab, you’ll understand why.
March 6, 2014 - 8:15am
Getting Down to Business: The Origins of Highland Cleaners, a Clothes Workhorse
The dry-cleaning process hasn’t changed much since Lee Farah founded Highland Cleaners (then Hi-Land Cleaners) in 1944 at 2455 Bardstown Road, near the corner of Bardstown and Taylorsville ro