Seeing Madeleine and Lilly Jurkiewicz backstage before a performance, you might think they are preparing for a college talent night. But the sisters are launching a tour in support of their third album, one that could make the difference between a future as an indie niche act or a breakout success.
In July, Tiffany Turner and her husband, Steve Young, bought Kennedy Hardware, a three-decade-old enterprise that's a superstar in its sales niche—supplying highly specialized bits of hardware for rehabilitating antique furniture.
Brandon Evans and Andrew Insley hope their laundry detergent startup sets itself apart from the crowded field of competitors that say they use “natural” ingredients. Their point of differentiation: truly making good on that claim.
Six years after having the area's largest catering business sold out from under him, Jack Bayt is back, leading a revamped Crystal Catering. But the new iteration is much smaller than in the days when Bayt and his partners wanted to become a regional or even national player.
B. Happy Peanut Butter is a hit at the summer market—and then some. Available at more than a dozen retail outlets in central Indiana, its seven varieties of hand-packed PB could produce sales of $100,000 this year.