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Electricity Choice, Utilities Are Losing Customers in Droves:


As California Mulls Retail Electricity Choice, Utilities Are Losing Customers in Droves According to California regulators, 85 percent of customers in the state will source electricity from entities ...


Denver one of three finalists for massive Outdoor Retailer trade shows:


Earlier this year Emerald announced it was pulling Outdoor Retailer out of its 20-year home in Salt Lake City after the 2018 show, citing the outdoor industry's anger with Utah's policies advocating ...


App alerts consumers to brands with low ethical scores:


Nudge for Change https://nudgeforchange.com/ scores major United States-based retailers on their levels of equality, sustainability and worker's rights and alerts consumers via app. Full Story: ...


Statistics show we have full employment. So why aren't we satisfied by the economy?:




4 Reasons Small Cities Are Better for Business:




Why the looming 'Silver Tsunami' could put 25 million jobs at risk:


Baby boomers, the generation born immediately following World War II, are getting old. Many of them are small business owners and, over the next few years, are likely looking to wind things down, play ...


Robots May Help Build Your Next Home and Fill the Labor Gap:


The future of U.S. homebuilding depends on more people like Cyndicy Yarborough, a 26-year-old former Wal-Mart clerk with no background in construction. At Blueprint Robotics in Baltimore, she works ...


Comcast, Charter Communications step into wireless together:




The 3-D Printer That Could Finally Change Manufacturing:




Hulu Launches Live TV:


Hulu has officially launched its long-awaited live TV service, increasing the choices for watchers who want to cut the cable cord. Customers who want to add live content from ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and ...


Court: Employers Can Pay Women Less Than Men Based on Their Past Salaries:


An employer can pay a woman less than a man for the same work if the man was paid more at his previous job and if the employer had a reasonable policy to justify reliance on past salaries, a federal ...


For restaurants looking to boost profits, it's often about everything but the food:


When it came to the unhealthiest part of the meal - alcoholic beverages and desserts - customers tended to order significantly more when they had an overweight server. Frank T. McAndrew Knox College Full ...


Outdoors companies mobilize hikers in multimillion-dollar battle over public lands:


Two generations ago, they were often written off as a bunch of hippies making backpacks and climbing gear for niche markets. But in recent decades, companies such as Patagonia and REI have become consumer ...


Inside the Hotel Industry's Plan to Combat Airbnb:


Last year, Airbnb underwent a rough regulatory patch. The short-term rental company became a Federal Trade Commission target last summer after three senators asked for an investigation into how companies ...


How U.S. Health Care Became Big Business:


Health care is a trillion-dollar industry in America, but are we getting what we pay for? Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, a medical journalist who formerly worked as a medical doctor, warns that the existing ...


'60 Minutes Video' - Chobani's billionaire founder on creating jobs in America - Twin Falls, Idaho:


Hamdi Ulukaya built the best-selling yogurt brand in the U.S. after coming here 23 years ago. Today, 70% of Chobani employees are American born, 30% are immigrants and refugees Correspondent ...


Outdoors companies mobilize hikers in multimillion-dollar battle over public lands:


Two generations ago, they were often written off as a bunch of hippies making backpacks and climbing gear for niche markets. But in recent decades, companies such as Patagonia and REI have become consumer ...


Wells Fargo Told to Rehire Whistle-Blower, Pay $5.4 Million - Missoula, Montana City Council orders divestment of funds from Wells Fargo :


The U.S. government ordered Wells Fargo & Co. to reinstate a former bank manager who was fired after reporting suspected illegal behavior to his superiors and on a company hotline. The manager, who ...


Facebook's Midwest Move Bursts Tech's Bicoastal Bubble:


Facebook is opening another massive data center to power its hugely popular social networking platform. But this hub of high-tech computing couldn't rise much farther from the coastal havens where the ...


Amazon tries to bag a big chunk of grocery market with Seattle pickup locations :


Amazon.com's latest experiment is a clear indication of where it's seeking a big chunk of its future bread and butter: the massive world of grocery retail. On Tuesday the e-commerce giant unveiled ...


Frontier Airlines said to be aiming for IPO in second quarter:


Frontier Airlines Inc., the no-frills Denver-based carrier whose aircraft feature animals on the tails, is aiming to go public as soon as the second quarter, people with knowledge of the matter said. JPMorgan ...


After years of fighting states, Amazon makes sales tax standard:




Wells Fargo rolls out card-free access at all of its ATMs:


Left your wallet at home? You may still be able to grab some cash. Starting on Monday, Wells Fargo will be the first major U.S. bank to offer a card-free option at all of its ATMs. The bank's customers ...


Sears and Kmart might not have enough money to stock their shelves - Here's why department stores aren't cutting it:


The company that operates Sears, the department store chain that dominated retail for decades, warned Tuesday that it faces "substantial doubt" about its ability to stay in business unless it can borrow ...


The Future of Health Care Is Outside the Doctor's Office:


States are increasingly investing in community health workers to improve their residents' health. by Mattie Quinn Full Story: http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/gov-community-health-workers.html?utm_term=The%20Future%20of%20Health%20Care%20Is%20Outside%20the%20Doctor%27s%20Office&utm_campaign=The%20Future%20of%20Health%20Care%20Is%20Outside%20the%20Doctor%27s%20Office&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email *** Video ...


"60 Minutes" - Are U.S. jobs vulnerable to workers with H-1B visas?:


"60 Minutes" investigates how some businesses have fired American workers and replaced them with cheaper labor: temporary, foreign workers with H-1B visas Correspondent Bill Whitaker Full ...


Industry Analyst Predicts Grocery Store Closures Across the U.S.:


There are two to three times as many grocery stores as the country "needs." Competition from online retailers forced many physical stores to close their doors, that trend could be headed for grocery ...


If Colorado wants the Outdoor Retailer show, it should earn it:




Small Colleges and Small Towns Working Together for Their Futures:


My latest column in the March 2017 issue of Governing magazine http://www.governing.com/columns/eco-engines/gov-small-college-town.html is about how small liberal arts schools are partnering to try to ...


Wells Fargo 25% More Likely to Punish Women Employees than Men, Study Says:


Not that she needs it, but the defiant girl statue has yet another reason to stare down that Wall Street bull. A new study released Monday shows that while female financial advisers are less likely ...

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