In mid-2011, the staff of local Web marketing firm SmallBox began a period of self-reflection that allowed the team to identify its “North Star,” the purpose, mission and vision that keeps a company headed in the right direction. It’s now spreading the word.
eImagine, an Indianapolis software developer, has seen a 218-percent increase in revenue in large part due to work in the
including a major contract for the U.S. army.
Brownsburg company Blood Hound Inc.is adding offices and revenue is booming.
The recession has put the squeeze on many retailers, but fine jewelry is an exception, at least at Barrington
Jewels. Owners Goel and Mitra Ahdoot are seeing their business flourish.
Earle Travel Co. has been weathering challenges as the recession has deepened and H1N1 influenza spiked
earlier this year. Those problems have nearly capsized many travel agencies, but co-owner Kelly Shea said Earle’s business
slumped only 8 percent last year.
Myers Protection sells and monitors a range of security equipment, such as alarm systems, surveillance cameras and medical
Child’s-Play, a small business that installs playground equipment, has been hurt by the residential construction crunch, but
is surviving by traveling more and providing more maintenance services.
Business at Carmel-based Appel Heating and Air Conditioning isn’t cooling off, despite the nation’s economic woes. Revenue
continues to increase as the industry becomes more environmentally friendly.
Twelve years after opening Natural Stone Specialists, Laura Christy is still just as passionate about the Carmel-based business,
sells high-end stone, metal and glass tiles.