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Briefcase 2/19/17

Local engineering firm MEP expands ownership ranks 

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Business Registrations 2/19/17

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in October.

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Business Roundup 2/17/17

Rice Lake students win regional business contest

2 days ago
Business Briefs 02/11/17

Earnings rise at National Presto

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Briefcase 2/5/17

Wisconsin rises on U-Haul’s list for top U.S. growth states

2 weeks ago
Building permits 2/5/17

The following is a list of building permits with the applicants, addresses of the projects and estimated value:

2 weeks ago
Employers face impending population problem

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the winter issue of Business Leader, a quarterly magazine produced by the Eau Claire Press Co. To view a free online…

2 weeks ago
Bankruptcies 2/4/17

The following bankruptcies were filed in January in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s Western District of Wisconsin.

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from the wire
Boycotts’ impact doubted

Attention boycotters: Your #boycott brand-of-the-day efforts may not even matter.

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Kohl’s starts shift in its tech strategy

NEW YORK — The rise of online shopping hasn’t been kind to traditional department stores. It’s Kohl’s Chief Technology Officer Ratnakar Lavu’s…

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Crimes lead trio to make sales safer

MIAMI — After being robbed while exchanging computer equipment in person and later scammed while selling electronics online, Ally Simbert, 25, who at the time was a…

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Savers see delay in interest rates

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If you’re a saver who’s been waiting for rising interest rates to boost your earnings, you’ll have to wait a little longer.

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Wells Fargo sees less interest in checking accounts

SAN FRANCISCO — Fewer customers opened checking accounts at Wells Fargo in January and more closed checking accounts, an indication that the embattled financial…

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Unilever rejects Kraft’s $143B bid

NEW YORK — Kraft Heinz is attempting to buy Unilever in a $143 billion deal that would join the U.S. maker of cheeses and lunch meats with the European producer of mayo,…

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Mort­gages pay off

NEW YORK — Freddie Mac said Thursday that it will pay the U.S. Treasury a dividend of $4.5 billion next month after its profit more than doubled in the last quarter. …

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PepsiCo reports 'guilt-free’ income

NEW YORK — What do Baked Lay’s potato chips, Simply Tostitos chips and Diet Mountain Dew have in common? They’re all “guilt-free,” according to…

4 days ago
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