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Sears close to loan deal to keep doors open through holidays

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing in on a deal with Great American Capital Partners, in addition to other lenders, for $350 million in additional bankruptcy financing to keep the doors open through the holidays. The funding would be a boost to a $300 mi...

Nationwide cutting 1,100 jobs

A massive restructuring at Nationwide will reduce its workforce by 1,100 people, including cutting hundreds of jobs at its headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. The insurance and financial services giant is telling 430 people today that their jobs will be e...

Alexa full of apologies to HQ2 losers

An Austin ad agency has hacked some mea culpas into Alexa's vernacular in the wake of Amazon.com Inc. picking the Washington, D.C. and New York City areas for HQ2. The bottom line to all the cities that lost out: It wasn't you, it was Amazon. Take Au...

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1111, 2018

USF, UT land on Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools list

November 11th, 2018|Comments Off on USF, UT land on Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools list

Both University of South Florida and University of Tampa have ranked among the top business schools in the country, according to the Princeton Review. The Best Business Schools for 2019 list was revealed Friday, with USF and UT joining 250 others thr...

1011, 2018

Where Texas’ Fortune 500 CEOs went to college

November 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Where Texas’ Fortune 500 CEOs went to college

Aggies trump Longhorns among Texas Fortune 500 CEOs. Four chief executives of Texas-based Fortune 500 companies call Texas A&M University their alma mater, the most of any school. William Thomas of EOG Resources (NYSE: EOG), Darren Woods of Exxon Mobi...

1611, 2018

Apparel company Pacterra relaunches, hits Kickstarter goal

November 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Apparel company Pacterra relaunches, hits Kickstarter goal

Portland apparel company Pacterra Athletics has relaunched after hitting a $10,000 crowdfunding goal. Pacterra makes compression undergarments. The company was founded by Aaron Prosser, who's worked in the local apparel industry for several companies,...

1611, 2018

Nashville Sounds roll out new look

November 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Nashville Sounds roll out new look

The Nashville Sounds are making more changes for the coming season, introducing a new logo and uniforms as they switch their affiliation from the Oakland Athletics to the Texas Rangers. The new look, designed with the help of Hattiesburg, Mississippi...

1611, 2018

Meals on Wheels delivers wellness for employees

November 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Meals on Wheels delivers wellness for employees

Back in 2011, Meals on Wheels for Western New York launched a health and wellness program for employees.

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Pfizer to raise drug prices in January

November 16th, 2018|

Pfizer plans to raise the list prices of 41 of its prescription drugs, or 10 percent of its portfolio, in January. According to The Wall Street Journal, citing an unnamed source, most of the planned increases will be 5 percent, while three of the drug...

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Nashville Sounds roll out new look

November 16th, 2018|

The Nashville Sounds are making more changes for the coming season, introducing a new logo and uniforms as they switch their affiliation from the Oakland Athletics to the Texas Rangers. The new look, designed with the help of Hattiesburg, Mississippi...

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Working with a local investment advisor offers unique benefits

Selecting an investment manager can be difficult and is one of the most important financial decisions an individual makes with respect to their wealth. For the DIY crowd, there are a number of online trading platforms that provide access to a myriad ...

By | November 16th, 2018|Categories: Economics|

Opening today: Go inside the country’s (and Dallas’) first cashierless Sam’s Club

Stepping into the new Sam's Club Now, shoppers will notice lockers to safely charge their phones, a machine that dispenses free samples, and screens demonstrating the best way to make chocolate ganache. There’s a station with fresh sushi and another d...

By | November 16th, 2018|Categories: Technology|

University of Hawaii appoints new CEO of UH Foundation

The University of Hawaii appointed Tim Dolan as the new CEO of the UH Foundation, replacing Donna Vuchinich, who announced in March that she plans to retire. The school said it selected Dolan following an international search and added he will start t...

By | November 15th, 2018|Categories: Education|

University of Houston board picks site for new med school, sets tuition and fee rates

The new University of Houston College of Medicine’s future building will be located at the main UH campus. The UH System Board of Regents selected the site at a Nov. 15 meeting where a tract in the Texas Medical Center was also presented as a potentia...

By | November 15th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare|

Bardavon Health lands millions to fund nationwide expansion

Bardavon Health Innovations LLC said Thursday that it has raised $15 million to fund a nationwide expansion. The Overland Park-based health data company said that NewRoad Capital Partners led the new financing round. Bardavon will use the money to exp...

By | November 15th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare|