The Business Side

Spotlighting issues affecting the bottom line in Central Kentucky.

Josh James

On the same day as the total solar eclipse we shine our business side spotlight on Kentucky's burgeoning solar energy industry.  WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Jamie Clark with the Kentucky Solar Energy Society.

Looming Trade War, Vintage Spirits & 'Bourbon Pompeii' This Week On The Business Side

Aug 14, 2017
Buffalo Trace Distillery

We spotlight one of Kentucky's signature industries this week on the Business Side.  Justin Thompson, editor in chief of the Bourbon Review has a run down of recent headlines affecting the bourbon business.

Lexmark Announces 700 Planned Layoffs For Next Year

Aug 8, 2017
lexmark

Lexmark says it's planning to lay off 700 of its 10,000 worldwide employees over the next year as part of a restructuring of the printer company.

State Pension Reform This Week On The Business Side

Aug 7, 2017
Josh James

WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green continue their conversation about Governor Bevin's promised special session on tax reform and pensions; the latter is the subject this week.

Lexingtonmbe.com

WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with the Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo's Marilyn Clark.  The event takes place Friday August, 4th in the Lexington Center.

Who Stands To Win Or Lose From State Tax Reform?

Jul 24, 2017
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss possible options state lawmakers might consider in an anticipated special session on tax reform.

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle gets a preview of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's Annual Business Summit from Chamber President Dave Adkisson.

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We put equine retail in the spotlight in our weekly business segment.  Horse Capital reporter Samantha Lederman recently paid a visit to the new Ariat store at the Summit at Fritz Farm in Lexington.  It's one of only two Ariat brand retail locations in the United States.

Kentucky About To Take Its Finger Off The 'Pause 50' Button

Jun 26, 2017
wmky radio

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Pause 50 program which put a halt to all new road construction in the state for the past year.

What's Going On At Lexmark And Should 2,300 Lexington Employees Be Worried?

Jun 19, 2017
Lexmark International

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about the abrupt resignation of Lexmark's chief executive officer.  David Reeder, who succeeded Paul Rooke had been at the helm for less than a year.

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