IN THE MIDDLE: Middle Market Executive’s running narrative of the lower middle market as told by one middle-market company at a time.

CEO Indicted As Probe of Chicago Midmarket Firm Heats Up

Former red light camera CEO indicted, federal probe expands

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New York’s Recently Signed Medical Marijuana Law: Who Gets to Grow?

Is New York Too Corrupt for Medical Marijuana?

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Is Texas Tea Turning Green? By One Measure, Maybe

According to Certain Evidence Texas Maybe the Greenest State 

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Pennsylvania Plant Removed Safety Device 13 Days before Worker’s Death

Sugar Plant Removed Safety Device 13 Days before Temp Worker’s Death

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California Court Pleases Retailers By Rejecting Defibrillator Mandate

Calif. court rules retailers need not keep defibrillators in stores

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Security Solutions Firm GDSI Acquires Florida Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer

Midmarket Security solutions firm acquires Florida manufacturer of command-and-control vehicles

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Massachusetts Advances Its Wind Energy Development

Massachusetts to host sixth U.S. lease for offshore wind energy

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Nimble Midmarket Firms Could Benefit From Elon Musk’s Open Source Gambit

A patent, contends Elon Musk, only serves to entrench a large corporation to a staked out position around their intellectual property and ultimately only enriches members of the legal profession and not the inventors themselves.

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Midmarket Retailer 99 Cents Only Stores Reports Q1 Results

For its first quarter of fiscal 2015, the Company’s net sales increased $32.7 million, to $477.9 million, compared to $445.2 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2014.

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GoPro Eyes IPO Worth Nearly $3 billion

GoPro’s offering will be split right down the middle, with the company offering 8.9 million shares and stockholders adding 8.9 million shares of their own.

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