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Thousands of rooms, employees: New list of largest Austin-area hotels highlights industry"s impact on economy

Austin Business Journal's new list of the region's largest hotels is out and, no surprise, downtown once again dominates the list. The Central Business District has long been home to the highest concentration of mega-hotels, and that is where a lot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2018

Top of the List: Memphis" largest truckload carriers

There were more than 4,400 local employees at area truckload carriers in 2017. Today, we're providing a sneak peek into one of our weekly edition lists as we reveal the largest truckload carriers. The list ranks the carriers by their number of loc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2017

Nearly 37% of jobs in India will demand varied skill sets by 2022: Report

The Ficci report highlights the impact that various primary forces such as globalisation, demographics, and Industry technologies, are expected to have on the key sectors of the economy.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 18th, 2017

Austin-area company cracks list of largest U.S. craft beer brewers

For the first time, an Austin-area company cracked a closely watched list of the largest craft breweries nationwide. The Brewers Association, which represents small and independent U.S. craft brewers, this week released its annual Top 50 U.S. Craft Brewi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2017

The Largest Employer in Every State

Most state economies are relatively diverse, yet it is not uncommon for a single industry to have an outsized impact on the state’s economy and labor market. In some cases, a single company........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 17th, 2017

THE LIST: These are Charlotte"s largest hotels — for now

This week’s Charlotte Business Journal lists the area’s largest hotels, ranked by number of units or suites. The Westin Charlotte tops The List again this year with 700 rooms, followed by the Charlotte Marriott City Center with 446 rooms. Nex.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2017

This New Threat To Taiwan"s Economy Is Sitting Right In Front Of You

Taiwan, the world’s 20th largest economy was an undisputed high-tech hardware hub for decades. Now officials and entrepreneurs are scrambling to sustain the $131 billion industry against a list of losses: Exports had declined for 17 straight months thro.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 27th, 2016

Meet Houston’s billion-dollar credit unions

Only three credit unions on HBJ’s List of the Largest Houston-area Credit Unions have more than $1 billion in total assets, which they have all increased since last year. Lake Jackson-based Texas Dow Employees Credit Union held on to its No. 1 spot wit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2016

What the last government shutdown looked like

The shutdown of 2013 cost the economy an estimated $20 billion and led to layoffs of hundreds of thousands of workers. As another shutdown looms, a look back on the impact of the last one......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 19th, 2018

Subway insiders describe meltdown at world"s largest fast-food chain

Conversations with more than 30 current and former franchisees, employees, and others with knowledge of Subway's current predicament revealed problems that go beyond larger industry trends......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 19th, 2018

How would Amazon HQ2 affect rent in Denver?

With Denver on the short list for Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, concerns are being raised about the impact of a $5 billion, 50,000-worker campus in an area that is struggling with housing affordability. Rental costs are on the rise, and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018

Lyft reveals hours logged since return to Austin, touts time saved

Lyft Inc. is touting a broad impact on the Austin economy since its return to the city last year. The ridesharing company released an economic impact report Tuesday that said Austin passengers saved more than 500,000 travel hours in 2017. In other wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2018

How a coal baron’s wish list became President Trump’s to-do list

Environmentalists have complained that President Trump in his first year in office was following a blueprint from the coal industry. A confidential memo written by the head of the country’s largest coal mining company suggests they might not be wrong......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2018

Top of The List: These are Louisville"s largest hotels (SLIDESHOW)

It's 2018. I know, you know that, but the new year signifies the beginning of my weekly contribution to the annual Book of Lists that publishes at the end of the year. The Book of Lists contains the lists we run each week in the weekly edition of Louisv.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2018

Iran State TV Highlights Pro-Government Rallies After Unrest

Iranian state TV broadcast images of thousands of people rallying across the country in support of the government, in the largest public response to a week-long wave of anti-regime unrest sweeping the Islamic Republic......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 3rd, 2018

2017 in review: Record tourism, tons of hotels and a new whiskey trail

In 2017, the tourism and hospitality industry continued to be a major factor in Memphis' economy, in dollars, figures and news......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 29th, 2017

Tales from the Boardroom Part 1: Unique Takes on Digital Progress

How will the pace of tech and digital disruption impact our economy, the banking industry, and our future? This leader shares an important perspective......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 28th, 2017

Greek economy gets lift from beauty industry

In the midst of a financial crisis which has cut hundreds of thousands of jobs and slashed salaries, many Greeks have been increasingly turning to low-cost non surgical beauty as a quick pick-me-up to beat the doldrums. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 27th, 2017

Hotels top Hawaii’s list of largest commercial real estate sales in 2017, so far

Hotels and retail property transactions dominate the 10 largest commercial real estate sales so far in 2017......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 20th, 2017

Top of the List: Largest SBA lenders in Kansas City

This week, the Kansas City Business Journal ranks the top small business administration lenders in the area by SBA loans. The accompanying gallery shows the top five on The List. For the full List, subscribers can take a look at the weekly print e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2017

Aging Care Roundtable 2017

The Aging Care industry sector has an enormous impact on the Greater Louisville economy as well as many of our citizens. As baby boomers (and their parents) continue to age, there is more interest than ever in quality of life and affordability of ca.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2017