Daily Archives: November 8, 2018

Briggs & Veselka acquires The Woodlands-based CPA firm

Houston-based accounting firm Briggs & Veselka Co. acquired The Woodlands-based CPA firm Seefeld Lawson Moeller LLP, the company announced in a Nov. 6 statement. The acquisition represents Briggs & Veselka's first expansion into The Woodlands. The tr...

By | 2018-11-08T22:48:16+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Economics|

Adidas keeps North America momentum, slows in Europe

Adidas on Wednesday reported a 1.5 percent third-quarter sales decrease in Western Europe and a 15.5 percent sales increase in North America. The company has invested heavily in the U.S., the largest market for sportswear, in recent years. Those inves...

By | 2018-11-08T22:43:00+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Sports|

Philadelphia sports teams, Toyota unite to honor military vets

In a unique collaborative promotion timed to Veterans Day weekend, the Tri-State Toyota Dealers are teaming up with five Philadelphia professional sports teams to honor the country's active and retired military members. The collaborative campaign incl...

By | 2018-11-08T21:41:20+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Sports|

Berkshire Hathaway company completes expansion project in Alabama

A Denver-based building products manufacturer has wrapped up a project in Jackson County. Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), completed an expansion project at its facility in Scottsboro to manufacture 12-foot-wide ther...

By | 2018-11-08T14:29:32+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

French industrial gas co. considers $107 million Matagorda County investment

Paris-based Air Liquide SA is considering a $107 million project to construct an air separation unit in Matagorda County that would employ 10 people full time. Air Liquide would pay each of the 10 new employees at least $66,250 per year, according to ...

By | 2018-11-08T14:25:48+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

These are Colorado’s top private high schools for 2019

Last month, we brought you the top 25 public high schools in the Denver area for 2019; now we reveal the top 25 private high schools across the state, according to schools and neighborhoods website Niche.com. More than half of the schools on the list ...

By | 2018-11-08T13:47:25+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Education|

New Maryland university board chair apologizes for handling of UMd. football scandal

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents selected a new board chair Wednesday who, in her introduction, apologized for the board’s recommendation last week to reinstate football coach DJ Durkin and Athletic Director Damon Evans. Linda Goode...

By | 2018-11-08T13:35:12+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Education|

Salesforce.com’s 600-job expansion details revealed in new documents

More details are emerging about Salesforce.com Inc.’s expansion that’s projected to double its current Atlanta workforce. The company believes the expansion will create 600 jobs and involve a private investment of $283.5 million, according to document...

By | 2018-11-08T02:17:57+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Technology|

Google planning big expansion in New York City, adding thousands of workers

Google is planning on a New York City real estate expansion that could help the company add thousands of new workers in the region.   Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Google’s parent company, is closing in on a deal to buy or lease a 1.3 million- square-...

By | 2018-11-08T01:31:29+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Technology|