Archive | March, 2014

Louisiana offers business-friendly environment for growing industries – WDSU New Orleans

Posted on 31 March 2014 by admin


Louisiana offers business-friendly environment for growing industries
WDSU New Orleans
According to the report, Louisiana ranks number two for incentive programs, number three for overall business environment and favorable regulatory environment, number four for speed in permitting, most cooperative state government and overall cost of ...

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Jules Kroll’s KBRA Out to Disrupt Cozy Ratings Agency Business – Forbes

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Forbes

Jules Kroll's KBRA Out to Disrupt Cozy Ratings Agency Business
Forbes
Jules Kroll is a man on a mission and the clock is ticking. His KBRA (Kroll Bond Ratings Agency), a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (NRSO) is out to reinvent the bond rating agency business and disrupt the $4 billion dollar ...

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Businesses seek tax break to balance wage hike – Boston Globe

Posted on 31 March 2014 by admin


Businesses seek tax break to balance wage hike
Boston Globe
Many Massachusetts businesses have backed off their fierce, longstanding opposition to raising the state's minimum wage if, in return, lawmakers drop a planned increase in the unemployment insurance taxes that businesses pay and make broader changes ...

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Federal fee hike putting thousands of freight brokers out of business … – Fox News

Posted on 31 March 2014 by admin


Federal fee hike putting thousands of freight brokers out of business ...
Fox News
Americans fork over $1.75 trillion each year to comply with federal regulations, according to estimates from the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy. Thousands of independent freight brokers and agents nationwide will tell you the ...

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Saving Business from the Zombies – Forbes

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Saving Business from the Zombies
Forbes
I've felt that feeling in business when a team of us has done something insane and fantastic and triumphant. That's the best part of business. I don't know why there isn't more Capture the Flag exhilaration in business all the time — and why its ...

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Need help starting a Cleveland food business? Check out Columbus lender – The Plain Dealer

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Need help starting a Cleveland food business? Check out Columbus lender
The Plain Dealer
The Columbus-based non-profit, Economic and Community Development Institute, which opened in Midtown Cleveland less than two years ago, (ECDI, 2800 Euclid Ave., Suite 620, 216-912-5662) has lent $2.4 million to 90 start-up businesses, many of them ...

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Business Licenses: March 31, 2014 – Yakima Herald-Republic

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Business Licenses: March 31, 2014
Yakima Herald-Republic
A-Special Cleaning Service, city of Yakima, Isaac J. and April D. Ibatuan, business owner. MMG Home Remodeling, city of Yakima, Alfonzo Ruiz, business owner. Kathy R. Davis, city of Yakima, Kathy R. Davis, business owner. Raymond-Northwest LLC, city of ...

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UN climate panel: Governments, businesses need to take action now against … – Washington Post

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Washington Post

UN climate panel: Governments, businesses need to take action now against ...
Washington Post
The world's leading environmental scientists told policymakers and business leaders Sunday that they must invest more to cope with climate change's immediate effects and hedge against its most dire potential, even as they work to slow the emissions ...

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How An Average College Freshman Became An Internet Celebrity In Just 6 … – Business Insider

Posted on 30 March 2014 by admin


How An Average College Freshman Became An Internet Celebrity In Just 6 ...
Business Insider
"Our parents are really proud," Paul told Business Insider. "They definitely didn't get it at first, but now they're like 'OK, yeah. This is cool.'" Paul told us that he's always had a knack for making people laugh. When he was 11, he began making ...

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Suburban entrepreneurs build tea business from the leaf up – Chicago Daily Herald

Posted on 29 March 2014 by admin


Suburban entrepreneurs build tea business from the leaf up
Chicago Daily Herald
After graduating from college in 2010, they signed up for a business competition at University of Illinois, where a group of investors that included Illinois sandwich shop magnate Jimmy John, listened to proposals from young entrepreneurs. Tannous and ...

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