Business & Economy

Clare Roth / WOSU

The Short North Food Hall offers five different restaurants where you can grab food, place it on a tray, and take it back to your table with a cocktail. Just don’t call it a cafeteria.

The largest business group in the state has put together a free online toolkit for any employer who’s dealing with opioid problems in the workplace – showing just how serious the epidemic is to businesses in Ohio.

M.L. Schultze / WKSU

A juggler, an urban beekeeper and a man who sees modern decor in a tattered Goodyear sign – these are three of the more than 100 small businesses in Akron and Warren getting intensive training from eBay.

As part of the company’s first Retail Revival, these uber-local businesses hope to market themselves on a global scale.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich
Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

Gov. John Kasich is sounding off about a report over the weekend saying that his job creation record for the last two years is only slightly better than that of his Democratic predecessor, Ted Strickland.

Reid Frazier / Allegheny Front

A petrochemical company from Thailand that has already invested $100 million in a facility in eastern Ohio is considering making an even bigger investment. But it’s not a done deal.


Manufacturers who make products with steel and aluminum are expected to see their costs rise after the President's tariff goes into effect. But Whirlpool Corporation, which makes washing machines at a plant in Clyde, may come out clean. 

Wilfredo Lee / Associated Press

The St. Louis-based prescription plan manager Express Scripts is being acquired by insurance company Cigna for $67 billion in cash and stocks.

Sherrod Brown
Nick Castele / ideastream

Hours before President Trump is expected to unveil details about his proposed tariff on steel and aluminum imports, Ohio's U.S. Senators are expressing their reservations.

Chuck Quirmbach / Great Lakes Today

After Taiwan-based electronics maker Foxconn chose Wisconsin as the home for its first U.S. factory, several reports said Central Ohio officials were trying to get Foxconn to build another facility here.

Now the new Wisconsin factory is raising concerns about water being pulled from the Great Lakes.

Columbus City Hall
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The Columbus City Council approved a market feasibility study in the Hilltop at Monday night's meeting.