Tampa Bay business advocacy group backs Hillsborough transportation tax

Efforts to increase sales tax to pay for transportation and transit improvements are off to an early start with the backing of a local business advocacy group. After the All for Transportation campaign launched on Thursday, the Tampa Bay Partners.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

NC"s economic benefit from offshore wind? — More than $700M, report states

Environmental Entrepreneurs, a Washington-based clean business advocacy group, commissioned the report on the economic impact that offshore wind could have on five East Coast states......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 31st, 2018

New Group of Black Business Leaders Backs 4 Democrats With More Endorsements Planned

The Black Economic Alliance plans to spend millions in upcoming elections. A n.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 14th, 2018

Tampa to host 6th annual Florida Autonomous Vehicles Summit

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority in partnership with the University of South Florida Center for Urban Transportation and the Florida Department of Transportation will again host the Florida Automated Vehicles Summit in downtown Tampa, the agenc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2018

Hot Leads: Superior Uniform Group, ID Plans and more

See business announcements from around Tampa Bay......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

Photos: SVO honors Barry Swenson, region"s top business people

The Silicon Valley Organization, the region's biggest business advocacy group, honored Barry Swenson on Thursday night and bestowed on him its Distinguished Business Person of the Year Award. Swenson, whose family has been in a leading figure in busin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

Bahrain minister backs boycott of Uber over Khashoggi case

Bahrain's foreign minister called for a boycott of the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the kingdom's ally Saudi Arabia......»»

Category: topSource: reuters4 hr. 37 min. ago

JPMorgan CEO Backs Out of Saudi Business Conference

James Dimon has decided not to attend Saudi Arabia’s marquee business conference amid questions about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj12 hr. 7 min. ago

SF Bay Area Realtor Caters To Mass Exodus Out Of The Region

A real estate brokerage near San Francisco is capitalizing on the mass exodus out of the Bay Area.  According to an April report by a Bay Area advocacy group, 46% of locals say they want to move out of the area within the next fe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 13th, 2018

McDonald’s franchisees plan independent group to push for change

McDonald’s franchisees agreed Wednesday to form an independent operators’ association in an effort to transform the company’s weak sales. One-quarter of the company’s franchisees, about 400, met in Tampa, Florida to pledge to form the associa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Report: Kimberly-Clark could make more than $2B off sale of European tissue business

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) could be shopping potential suitors to purchase its European tissue unit. Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports that Centerbridge Partners LP and a group made up of PAI Partners and Goldman Sachs .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Virgin’s Richard Branson, tech investor Steve Case distance themselves from Saudi Arabia over alleged Khashoggi killing

Western business leaders, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and tech investor Steve Case, distanced themselves from Saudi Arabia over the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 11th, 2018

Fast 50 2018 No. 43: The Excelsior Group

The Business Journal ranks the 50 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Twin Cities by revenue growth from 2015 to 2017......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

MPS Foundation honors Herb Kohl Philanthropies, developer Kevin Newell: Slideshow

Herb Kohl Philanthropies and prominent Milwaukee developer Kevin Newell were among a group of business executives honored by the Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation Wednesday evening. Check out the attached slideshow put together by Milwaukee Busin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

U.S. business group says Trump China tariffs cost $1.4 billion/month

A coalition of U.S. business groups fighting President Donald Trump's trade tariffs has launched an advertisement aimed at telling voters ahead of the midterm elections that the measures are costing American businesses and consumers $1.4 billion a month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

Apple to buy part of supplier Dialog"s business in $600 million deal

Apple Inc is to buy part of Dialog Semiconductor Plc's business in a $600 million deal, expanding the iPhone maker's chip operations in Europe and securing the German-listed company's role as a supplier to the U.S. tech group......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

Former Cargill employees sue over bonuses

A group of former Cargill executives say they're owed money from the company after the business unit they worked for was spun off, according to a lawsuit recently filed in Hennepin County Civil Court......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Fixed-income sales head leaving Goldman Sachs as calm markets crimp business

Turnover continues in Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s troubled trading arm as the firm’s new chief executive takes over......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Music Piracy Remains High, Record Companies Say

Even as on-demand streaming has helped the music business grow, piracy rates remain high, according to a trade group......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 10th, 2018

Music Piracy Is Unabated in the Era of Spotify, Record Companies Say

Even as on-demand streaming has helped the music business grow, piracy rates remain high, according to a trade group......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 9th, 2018

Titanium Transportation Group: Gearing Itself For Growth

Titanium Transportation Group: Gearing Itself For Growth.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaOct 9th, 2018