The Business Side

Spotlighting issues affecting the bottom line in Central Kentucky.

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As we all know , business organizations, be they small companies or large corporations can have good days and bad days; and then there are the really bad days, like what we just witnessed with Papa John’s Pizza.  This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle spends a few minutes talking about crisis management and PR nightmare scenarios with Nancy Wiser, the founder and president of the local public relations firm, Wiser Strategies.  She says typically, there are two main types of crises: simmering and sudden.  Each require different strategies.

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This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks recent headlines with Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes. 

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This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Brandemonium Co-Founder Bill Donabedian.  The international brand conference takes place October 2-5 at the Westin Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Cincinnati.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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