Think outside the big box. Innis Maggiore and The Canton Repository shine a light on and encourage the support of local businesses doing their part to strengthen Stark County.

Local Business Spotlight

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Commitment to Customers Drives Davies Drugs to Good Health

Independent local pharmacy does “little things” right; free delivery, multi-dose packaging add great value for customers.

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Hard Work & a Little Luck Lead to Laura of Pembroke’s 
Good Fortunes

Popular boutique thrives thanks to family’s dedication; Business’ stylish impact felt from California to Florida.

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Passion & Commitment Help Julz by Alan Rodriguez Sparkle

Popular Canton jewelry store has grown annually since opening in 2007; will move to a new location with twice the retail space later this year.

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Remarkable Flowers & People Keep Cathy Cowgill Blooming

Florist has been in business since 1909, is still family owned and was Stark County’s favorite again in 2018.

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Experience, Quality Work Keep Custom Auto Body Shining Like New

Independently owned Stark County company has put more than 75,000 Northeast Ohio cars and trucks on the road again by mastering the art of auto body repair.

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Grandmother's Original Recipe Helps MID'S True Sicilian Pasta Sauce Bite Into Market Share

Locally made pasta sauce is selling in thousands of supermarkets across 30 states; newly upgraded manufacturing facility is enabling additional growth.

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Making Quality Job 1 Helps Belden Brick Stack Up to Competition

Ford Motor Co. popularized the slogan “Quality is Job 1” in its 1980s ad campaigns.

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Right Products, Services & People Help Ziegler Tire Gain Traction

Stark County family business is one of the largest independent tire dealers in the nation; has sold Firestone tires longer than any other dealer.

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Tradition, Consistency & Creativity Drive Biery Cheese's Success

Family business' cheese sold nationwide, and in 23 countries; employs 500 locally.

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Earning Customers' Trust Helps Grove Appliance Stand the Test of Time

Some things haven’t changed much since E.J. Grove started his own refrigeration business in Alliance in 1935.

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Leadership through technology.

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Leading our community to improved health.

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Protecting us from the spread of germs.

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Tradition you can taste.

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Live Life Uncottaged

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Keeping the family on full.

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CSE Federal Credit Union

The Local Alternative

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Leader in skin health and hygiene.

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Baja West Coast Kitchen

Fresh food with a West Coast vibe.

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Old Carolina

Authentic Carolina-style barbecue.

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Custom Auto Body

Custom to the rescue!

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Invented Pet Odor Control Technology

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True Sicilian pasta sauce.

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Baird Brothers

Old school hardwood. Modern accessibility.

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Stark Community Foundation

Connecting people to the causes they care about.

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Stark County District Library

Where everything is free®

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DRB Systems

Transforming the car wash industry.

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Smoke The Burger Joint

Burgers smokin' with attitude.

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Beese Fulmer

Stay rational. Invest long term.

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Powerfully Light

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Going the extra smile.

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Republic Steel

Steel Republic Steel.

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Second Harvest

Serving the community.

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Specialty Pipe

Their speciality is being the best.

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Trumbull Metro Housing Authority

Building a solid future for those in need.

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Fair Housing Law Center

Fighting for Equal Housing

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The Future of Waste Management

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Massillon Museum

Art & History Come Alive!

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Bird Technologies

The RF Experts

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Verisk 3E

Intelligent compliance. Sustainable progress. A safer world.

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Effective email marketing campaigns planned and delivered to a targeted audience at the right time can provide the highest return on investment of any digital marketing channel — by twice, if not more.It’s no wonder. At ...

Old theory still explains a lot about business today January 09, 2019

Psychologist Abraham Maslow in 1943 introduced a concept that today can help guide how we run and promote our businesses to achieve greater success. It's still relevant in advertising psychology today.You might remember ...


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