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Current Edition | Trade

Trade winds: Maine companies look to Asian growth markets

Business between Maine and the Far East, particularly China, is heating up. Among the examples: one Portland-based company expects its Chinese subsidiary to turn a profit in the next...
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Current Edition | Health care

Round 2 for the ACA Health insurance options still a challenge for small businesses

As the federal health insurance marketplace in Maine enters its second year of enrollment for individuals and businesses, many small businesses are still on the fence about whether the...
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Current Edition | Creative economy

The business of craft: Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers profits from hands-on, Maine-based production

When Thomas Moser began creating furniture in the 1970s, he did so from an overwhelming desire to build with his hands. He had no preconceived direction or goal to create a business,...
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Current Edition | Real Estate & Construction

John Holden takes helm of Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council

John Holden will take over as president of the Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council on Jan. 1, succeeding Lucien Gosselin, who stepped down in June after 18 years.
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Current Edition | Retail & Food service

Retail footwork: Lamey-Wellehan, battling competition, remains 'fast on our feet'

While many brick-and-mortar retailers were hurt by the recession and by competition from online sellers, Maine's largest independent shoe store chain marked its 100th anniversary recently...