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From fake snow to hip-hop dancers, Bay Area corporate holiday parties get creative

Got a corporate holiday party that feels too, well, corporate? Sounds like the Grinch just paid your party a visit. Rather than setting the focus on the food, party planners say it’s the activities, entertainment and theme that sets apart a great hol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Brands roll with stoner "holiday" as pot legalization grows

Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews20 hr. 22 min. ago

AK Steel union workers reject contract

Union workers at AK Steel Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKS) Butler facility rejected a tentative agreement for a new contract this week, according to Lisa Jester, corporate manager of communications and public relations at AK Steel Corp. “Both parties h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

LaunchKC global grants program unveils new model, nets industry bigwig

The LaunchKC global grants program is revamping its model with industry-specific competitions and accelerators to drive more value for entrepreneurs and build deeper corporate connections. One of the area's bigwigs, Overland Park-based Black & Veatch.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

April Fools' Day quiz: Can you tell real corporate pranks from fake ones we made up?

On April Fools' Day, major corporations from Netflix to Burger King now enjoy having a bit of fun on the traditional day of jokes. But w.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 1st, 2019

Growing KC ad agency opens another East Coast office

Spurred by client growth over the past two to three years, Overland Park-based Intouch Solutions has expanded to Boston.  Some of the creative agency's clients also have moved to the Boston area, making it an ideal fit for its new office, said Wendy B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

Corporate income taxes are plummeting in many states. Here are the Bay Area companies that dodged the taxman entirely last year.

If Amazon.com’s recent search for a second U.S. headquarters proved anything, it’s this: Many states will do almost anything to stay competitive, and big business will do almost anything to stay ahead of the taxman. Those truisms have spread w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2019

These Are The Richest Towns In America

With its proximity to Stanford University, and the corporate campuses of Google and Facebook, the leafy Bay Area suburb of Atherton, Calif. has placed first in Bloomberg's.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 23rd, 2019

Entrepreneur: Valley couple selling fitness and teamwork in one place

A husband-and-wife team is bringing a franchise concept to the Phoenix area that's known for staging challenging obstacle courses that build corporate teamwork......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2019

Storm Alert: Snow, ice and rain expected Tuesday evening

A winter weather advisory is in effect for the bi-state area from 5 p.m. Tuesday through 6 a.m. Wednesday for wintry precipitation. Areas of snow, freezing rain and rain will move through St. Louis later Tuesday evening. St. Louis is cloudy all Tu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2019

Holiday Inn Express planned for Pendleton

The development team behind Hampton Inn hotels in Niagara Falls and Pendleton is now poised to build a four-story Holiday Inn Express near the Niagara County/Erie County line. Omkara Hotel LLC, a hospitality investment group headed by area businessman .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2019

Fortune 100 health insurer plans to open offices at Century Hill Plaza

A health insurer plans to move its Albany area employees into a new $25 million building in Latham, vacating space at the Corporate Woods office park in Albany......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Irgens set to start new Mequon office building

Milwaukee developer Irgens plans to open a new Mequon office development in October, saying it is the first modern multitenant office in that area in the past 15 years.  Irgens recently bought nearly 9 acres in the East Mequon Corporate Centre ne.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2019

Here"s How Europe"s Nationalist Parties View The EU

Europe's most conservative parties - some of which are still relatively young, have been rap.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 19th, 2019

Heavy Snow Threatens Travel Over Holiday Weekend

A winter storm threatening a wide stretch of the country could keep travelers grounded over the long holiday weekend, another headache for passengers already facing the prospect of lengthy security lines at some airports......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 19th, 2019

Weekend plans? Harper will bring snow, wind and very cold temps

The winter storm dubbed Harper crossing the country will pass through Western New York on Saturday and linger into Sunday of the Martin Luther King holiday weekend. The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Warning starting Saturday .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2019

Nonprofits on edge as Target Foundation warns of coming changes

Target Foundation, one of the largest corporate grantmakers in Minnesota, has told area nonprofits that it's "evolving its grants program" and may no longer support organizations that have come to rely on its funding. Minnesota Public Radio reports on t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2019

Peached Tortilla owner readies new bar with creative cocktails, Korean shaved ice

Lawyer-turned-restaurateur Eric Silverstein is close to expanding his local hospitality holdings. The owner of The Peached Tortilla is set to open his latest business, Bar Peached, on Tuesday at 1315 W. Sixth St., in the Clarksville area just west .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

Increasing Daylight Hours Ahead: The Effects Of Weather On Truckers

As our lives are settling down after holiday parties, opening gifts, and long trips through the air and on the roads, sun worshipers are already thinking about warmer weather. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 3rd, 2019

Put Down the Cocktails. ‘Dry January’ Can Help Curb Alcohol Consumption for Months, Research Says

New study finds benefits of cutting alcohol for 'Dry January' last for months. After a festive holiday season and plenty of new year’s parties, and all of the alcohol millions of .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 2nd, 2019

There"s Growing Evidence Consumer Technology Sales Are Flopping This Holiday Season

Amid the robust holiday spending season for retailers, evidence is mounting that consumer technology sales are a big weak area......»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 29th, 2018