{date} Latest Business News

A Birds-Eye View of Small Business Risk: An Assessment From 12000 Feet
Surprisingly, many of the folks who sign up for my expeditions aren't hardened, extreme sports professionals; they're actually business people – with more than a few hailing from promising positions as small business owners. You lean a lot about the …
Read more on Huffington Post

Here's What 'Business Casual' Really Means
"I've really tried to learn the art of clothes, because you don't sell for what you're worth unless you look good." —Lady Bird Johnson. Your boss invites you to a conference. He sends an email letting you know the dress code is "business casual." You …
Read more on Business Insider

Townspeople, business owners square off on Scottsville noise
“If you put enough restrictions on the businesses activities, then eventually you may run the businesses out of town,” said Spencer Marshall, of the Tavern on the James. “Is that what we want, to have a town like Columbia? I don't want to see …
Read more on The Daily Progress

{date} Latest Business News

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem
As long as consumers have problems, they will always search for solutions. People will always look for better, faster and smarter ways to accomplish everyday tasks. And fortunately for entrepreneurs, there are still lots of rooms for improvements in …
Read more on Entrepreneur (blog)

This pope means business
After 15 minutes, Pope Francis entered the room—and got right down to business. Attired in a simple white cassock and plain metal cross, he took his place standing at the head of the table. With little preamble, he began outlining his strategic vision …
Read more on Fortune

It's Your Business: Supplier in Demand
The Proctor family is continuing in that business, even though Proctor's Restaurant Equipment & Supply Co. closed on University Avenue in Champaign last November after 62 years in business. After Scott Proctor retired, his brother, Dan Proctor, decided …
Read more on Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Blockbuster is Still in Business

Blockbuster is Still in Business
Years before there was Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) TV or Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX), there was Blockbuster, one of the largest retailers in America and the primary distribution channel for premium content. Blockbuster had over 8,000 stores, which rented out first …
Read more on 24/7 Wall St.

Local business resources highlighted in session
Tammy Schultz, advisory board member and owner of Virtualtech Website Design and Promotion, will facilitate the session that will provide links and listings of various business resources available as well as tips to searching for them. Key areas to be …
Read more on Appleton Post Crescent

Only On CBS2: Anti-Semitic Flyers Surface At Jewish-Owned Business Near UCLA

Only On CBS2: Anti-Semitic Flyers Surface At Jewish-Owned Business Near UCLA
WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Are events in the Middle East behind flyers with an anti-Jewish message that have surfaced near the UCLA campus? CBS2's Juan Fernandez reports a Jewish store owner said he found one of the handwritten flyers – which …
Read more on CBS Local

Icing on the cake: Young lawyer finds sweet success with baking business
Based in the city of Blantyre, Malawi's chief commercial and industrial hub, Mtalimanja's baking business produces all sorts of custom-made "sweet temptations" — from delicious red velvet cakes topped with moist cream cheese frosting to fluffy …
Read more on CNN

Locally based national business outfit moving to Orlando

Locally based national business outfit moving to Orlando
A national business association announced Thursday that it's moving its headquarters and global training center from Athens to Orlando, Fla. The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) had been in Athens since 1988. The Orlando Sentinel …
Read more on Athens NEWS

Coast Guard veteran runs home-inspection business
Lynam knew that eventually the boom would slow, so he decided to open a business. After looking into multiple possibilities, including owning a coffee franchise, Lynam decided to become a home inspector because he knew that his contracting background …
Read more on Las Vegas Review-Journal

NOLA Business Alliance moving out of startup stage with departure of founding

NOLA Business Alliance moving out of startup stage with departure of founding
The departure of Rodrick Miller, the founding president of the New Orleans Business Alliance, likely will occasion a reassessment of the type of leadership the young economic development group needs as it moves from startup status to ongoing …
Read more on The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com

Business in Wisconsin
Monday: Support group for unemployed. Crossroads Career Network. 6:30-9 p.m. Free. Hales Corners Lutheran Church, 12300 W. Janesville Road. For more, (414) 529-6700 or www.HCL.org. Thursday: "Why Aren't We There Yet?" Ameriprise Financial.
Read more on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Weekend Reading: The Business of Being a Bank
The weight of tens of billions of dollars in legal costs may be coming to an end for Bank of America, allowing the bank to turn its attention back to, as DealBook reported, “the business of being a bank.” For Brian T. Moynihan, the bank's chief …
Read more on New York Times

Gloucester Premium Outlets breaks ground; township, NJ officials talk traffic

Gloucester Premium Outlets breaks ground; township, NJ officials talk traffic
Although the Deptford Mall is not far from the site, De Vita said the outlets would not compete with other local businesses. "It's a different kind of shopping," she said. Gloucester Township Mayor David Mayer said he had hoped to do something with the …
Read more on The Star-Ledger

Google Acquires Directr, a Small Business Video Marketing Startup
"For now, everything you love about Directr is staying the same and we'll continue to focus on helping businesses create great video quickly and easily. One immediate bonus: Directr will soon be all free, all the time. Thanks, YouTube!" the company added.
Read more on Mashable

Exploiting inefficiencies in the agent business: one agency lowers its commissions
Scott Boras, for example, famously has an entire operation of training, personal business management and general hand-holding professionals on staff to be one-stop shopping for clients. Others, like the guys at Performance, are more about doing the …
Read more on NBCSports.com

Orica Plans to Sell or List Chemicals Business

Orica Plans to Sell or List Chemicals Business
AU in Your Value Your Change Short position said Wednesday it wants to sell or list its chemicals business making everything from dyes to fertilizers, which analysts estimate could be worth up to 1 billion Australian dollars (US$ 930 million). The move …
Read more on Wall Street Journal

Market Fresh Produce closes business after 43-year run
Alan Patterson, who has owned Market Fresh since 2011, said the decision to close the store was an abrupt one, and the last day for business is today. "It gets to the point you don't want to put more money in, where there is no guaranteed return …
Read more on Jackson Sun

Business community wins with passage of Proposal 1
“Voters support local entrepreneurs, so the message of ending the unfair double taxation of the PPT really resonated. It's worth remembering that Michigan citizens value small business and will get behind proposals that enhance the future prospects of …
Read more on Crain’s Detroit Business

Where to go to get your business going

Where to go to get your business going
In addition to projected sales, applicants must provide a description of the business, its location, the number of employees and contact information, Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers for all owners or corporate officers. Also …
Read more on Anniston Star

Xerox's Medicaid business struggles
More than a dozen states and the District of Columbia contract with Xerox Corp. for help running their Medicaid programs. New York is expected to join them. But the company might not be able to count on glowing testimonials from some of its customers.
Read more on Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Medina Business Association hosts inaugural Sweets in Summer event Saturday
MEDINA – Hoping to build on the success of its annual Ale in Autumn and Wine About Winter taste-fests, the Medina Business Association is hosting the inaugural Sweets in Summer on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.. “We've been talking for a couple years now …
Read more on Buffalo News

{date} Latest Business News

SEVEN is a new avenue for business owners in Greencastle
The Greencastle chapter of SEVEN (Supporting and Empowering the Vision of Entrepreneurial Networking), a new business networking organization, is headed by Cindy Burgener. The chapter meets weekly and is helping improve the way local people run …
Read more on Waynesboro Record Herald

Public business loans bring risk, reward
That means about 90 percent of loans have fueled business start-ups and expansions that created or retained jobs and met loan obligations. Intevation Food Group is one such example. After struggling to find start-up funding from banks amid the Great …
Read more on Appleton Post Crescent