The Business Side

Spotlighting issues affecting the bottom line in Central Kentucky.

Associated Press

Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes was on hand for the grand opening of Castle and Key Distillery in Millville.  He talks about the massive effort to bring the Old Taylor property back to life; plus a major pizza business broke ground on a new headquarters.  All of that and more in this week's edition of the Business Side.

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

There’ve been a number of studies released recently that shed some light on Kentucky’s recovery from the Great Recession and some mitigating factors why some areas like Louisville and Lexington have fared better than others.  WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green in this week's edition of the Business Side

Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes discusses the latest business news headlines with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

Bluegrass Small Business Development Center

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Shawn Rogers, director of the Bluegrass Small Business Development Center at the University of Kentucky.   The center provides one-on-one consultations at no cost to existing and potential entrepreneurs in Central Kentucky.  The Bluegrass SBDC is holding a Smart Startup workshop on Tuesday August 28th.

Photo by Reggie Beehner - Business Lexington

We talk top business headlines with Tom Wilmes, editor of Business Lexington.  This week a conversation about West Sixth Brewing's farm in Franklin County, the Breeders' Cup coming back to Keeneland in 2020 and a recap of the Crave Food and Music Festival.

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WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Warren Nash Executive Director of the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Kentucky, and Mariam Gorjian, new Ventures Manager with the Center.   Their 2018 Entrepreneurs' Boot Camp kicks off  on August 30th.

Alan Lytle

Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes is back to give details on two major projects happening in downtown Lexington.

Josh James

Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes is back as we discuss the recent groundbreaking on Town Branch Commons as well as Spin; a new bike share program for downtown Lexington and the UK campus.

Josh James / WUKY

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report executive editor Mark Green discuss the potential economic ramifications in Kentucky following a recent Supreme Court ruling that teachers, police officers and other public employees cannot be forced to pay dues or fees to support their unions.

Lane Report

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss the economic impacts of the European Union's 25% tariff increase on Kentucky bourbon as well as last week's US Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for the Commonwealth to collect taxes on internet sales.

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