Daily Archives: November 2, 2018

Thought Leader Forum: M&A best practices — what it takes to strike a deal

By acquiring or merging with another company, businesses can offer a plethora of new products, increase their revenue and keep their customers satisfied.  This can be particularly attractive for smaller players struggling to offer certain services the...

By | 2018-11-02T23:26:47+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Economics|

List Leaders: a toast to the top 5 biggest breweries in Oregon

The craft beer craze has swept the nation over the last decade, yet Oregon's very early adoption and innovation of modern craft pubs and breweries makes it a bit more saturated with delicious ales, lagers, sours and IPAs than most other states. Accord...

By | 2018-11-02T23:09:16+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Budget and Tax|

9News GM leaving Denver for Portland, station names replacement

Steve Carter, president and general manager of KUSA-9News in Denver, is leaving the TV station for a new role in Oregon beginning Dec. 3. Carter has been named president and general manager of KGW in Portland, also a TEGNA (NYSE: TGNA) station. He suc...

By | 2018-11-02T23:08:44+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Media|

Former Nike marketing manager joins class-action lawsuit against company

A seventh female plaintiff has joined a pay and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against Nike Inc. In a court filing made Monday, former Nike marketing manager Paige Azavedo said she was passed over for advancement and she was "constantly berated a...

By | 2018-11-02T23:07:11+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Sports|

Q&A with Shaneeta Johnson, 2018 40 Under Forty honoree

Atlanta Business Chronicle has named our 2018 40 Under Forty honorees. The up-and-comers will be celebrated at an awards event Nov. 8 at the Fox Theatre in Midtown. Here’s a Q&A with one of the honorees, Shaneeta Johnson, associate professor of surgery...

By | 2018-11-02T22:52:00+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Education|

Tribune Publishing get bids from Donerail, McClatchy, AIM Media

Investment firm Donerail Group and newspaper publishers McClatchy Co. and AIM Media have submitted bids to buy Tribune Publishing Co., according to Bloomberg.  Tribune’s board is scheduled to meet early next week, reported Bloomberg, citing people fam...

By | 2018-11-02T21:58:35+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Media|

Ottawa University readies $20M student housing project for Surprise campus

Ottawa University is expanding its nascent Surprise campus with plans for a $19.9 million student housing project that will open next year. Plans call for the university to begin construction Nov. 14, with the four-story, 73,461-square-foot building a...

By | 2018-11-02T21:53:21+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Education|

5 things to know about the Monumental-Geico jersey sponsorship deal

When the Washington Wizards take the court Friday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder, players will be sporting new jerseys with Geico's logo on the left shoulder. Monumental Sports & Entertainment announced a multiyear deal Friday with the Chevy...

By | 2018-11-02T21:24:49+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Sports|

Charlotte Business Journal names new market president and publisher

T.J. McCullough has been named market president and publisher of the Charlotte Business Journal. He succeeds Kevin Pitts, who was recently named to the same position at the Denver Business Journal.  McCullough joined American City Business Journals in...

By | 2018-11-02T13:59:28+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Media|

Alabama restaurant honored among top 100 for most scenic views

What Alabama restaurant provides the best view for its diners? OpenTable looked at the most scenic eateries and landed on Dauphin’s in Mobile. The online reservation provider’s “100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America for 2018” featured restaurants fr...

By | 2018-11-02T13:02:52+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Media|