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Arizona State, Adidas finalize deal

Arizona State and Adidas in December 2014 held a press conference to announce a new apparel deal. It was billed as a blockbuster, with The Arizona Republic reporting it would double the size of the university's expiring Nike deal. It actually more.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Arizona now allows workers to use out-of-state occupational licenses

Doctors, manicurists and other licensed workers who move to Arizona now will be granted a license automatically after Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new law, according to a report from the Associated Press. Arizona is the first state in the nation to gran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2019

Arizona becomes 1st to match out-of-state work licenses

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednesday making the state the first in the nation to automatically grant occupational licenses to anyone who moves there with an unblemished credential from another state......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 10th, 2019

Walmart to remodel 14 Arizona stores; add updated tech to assist shoppers

The retail giant will spend more than $70 million this year updating, remodeling and adding new features and technology to its stores around the state, including several in the Valley......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2019

Bill to pay Arizona students less than minimum wage appears dead, report says

The effort to pass a controversial measure that would have allowed employers to pay some part-time workers less than the state's voter-approved minimum wage could be over, the Arizona Capitol Times reports. The Senate Rules Committee decided Monday.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2019

Jet Airways lenders lay out bid terms for 75 percent stake in airline

Prospective bidders of struggling Jet Airways Ltd need to settle the airline's existing debt as part of any deal to buy a stake in the carrier, its consortium of lenders led by State Bank of India (SBI) said in a statement on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 8th, 2019

Cuomo: "We will get marijuana done"

Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged Monday that state lawmakers will reach a deal to legalize recreational marijuana by June.A provision to allow recreational marijuana purchases by adults was left out of the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

NY firm buys one of Arizona"s largest independent insurance brokerages

Lovitt and Touche executives say the deal will help it expand its services and reach while retaining the same brand, leadership and organization — while now being backed by a well-heeled corporate giant with an international reach......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2019

Emirates NBD to buy Turkey"s Denizbank for $2.8 billion in revised deal

Dubai's largest lender Emirates NBD will buy Turkey's Denizbank from Russia's state-owned Sberbank for less in dollar terms than previously agreed following the devaluation of the Turkish lira......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 3rd, 2019

Elk Grove retail center sold for $12.45 million

The Crossing retail center in Elk Grove may not have the sexiest stores. But those stores’ performance, and the overall state of the center, made it a good investment for a Bay Area firm, according to a broker on the deal......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

Arizona business, government leaders fret over economic impact of potential border closure

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump repeated threats this week to deal with a surge of migrants by closing the U.S.- Mexico border, a move that has been called a potential “economic catastrophe” for Arizona. The threats began late last week.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

Inside the Lone Star State"s bigger, better year in M&A

Lawyers in Texas worked on 18 percent more transactions last year than in 2017 with $1 billion-plus deals dominating the activity, according to submissions and other data collected exclusively by The Texas Lawbook’s Corporate Deal Tracker.  Ther.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

APS admits to spending more than $10M on 2014 elections

Arizona Public Service Co. spent roughly $10.7 million on efforts to influence the 2014 elections, millions more than previously thought. APS, the state's largest utility and subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW) had never commente.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2019

What"s in the state budget (and what"s not) that could affect your business

Over the weekend Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators reached a deal on a $175.5 billion budget for the state's new fiscal year. Here's a quick look at what was included, and what wasn't, that may affect your business: No. 1: Plastic bag ban —.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2019

New York City Set To Pass "Congestion Toll", Mansion Tax And Plastic Bag Ban

New York state is nearing completion of a 2020 budget deal that's g.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 31st, 2019

Community colleges, Arizona businesses collaborate on manufacturing certificate, degree path

With a dearth of manufacturing workers in Arizona, a group of three community college districts and their business partners rolled out a plan for a new certificate and degree program to fill scores of jobs around the state......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

New York nears ban on plastic bags and a fee for paper bags

A ban on plastic bags and a fee on paper bags is almost a done deal in New York. The ban is expected to be part of the state'.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 28th, 2019

States may sue to block T-Mobile/Sprint merger

More than a dozen states investigating the proposed $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint are considering a lawsuit to block the deal on antitrust grounds, according to Bloomberg. State attorneys general may act even if the U.S. Departme.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2019

Sabor inks deal for first franchise, eyes growth in South Carolina

Sabor Latin Street Grill will grow its footprint through franchises. The Charlotte concept's ownership group, Raydal Hospitality, recently entered into its first multi-unit franchise agreement. That deal will spread Sabor's reach across state lines wit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2019

An Arizona lawmaker said the Charlottesville rally was a "deep state" operation led by "Democrat mobs"

Bob Christie/ AP Arizona Republican State Rep. Mark Finchem said that the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville wasn't led by white nationalists and supremacists, but by "Democrat mobs," according to a recently unearthed blog post.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2019

Diamondbacks add artificial grass to Chase Field

The Arizona Diamondbacks will be the first MLB franchise to install a specific new state-of-the-art synthetic grass......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2019