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Inside the fairy tale rise of Iowa insec...

By Cindy Hadish/for the Corridor Business Journal The fairy tale success of Simply Soothing, Inc., a family-owned business based in Columbus Junction, tells only part of the story. “People have romanticized all of that,” founder and CEO Freda Sojka said of the company‚Äôs seemingly overnight rise from basement operation to international sensation. “But it’s not […]

Market After Dark returning to downtown ...

Market After Dark returning to downtown Cedar Rapids

By Cindy Hadish/for the Corridor Business Journal An experiment with an unconventional farmers market is moving to the next phase after a wildly successful trial run. Market After Dark, which debuted last August in downtown Cedar Rapids, will be repeated this summer with some tweaks, said Melissa McCarville, communications manager for the Cedar Rapids Metro […]