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Eau Claire call center readies for seasonal rush

An Eau Claire call center will hire 600 more employees for the upcoming holiday buying season.

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Business Registrations 7/24/16

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed from May 13 to June 9.

3 days ago
Briefcase 7/24/16

Marten posts gains despite cheap fuel

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Startup sold to NBC Sports Group

Two UW-Eau Claire alumni are the co-founders of Sport Ngin, a Minneapolis data startup recently sold to NBC Sports Group for an undisclosed amount.

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Business Registrations 7/23/16

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed from May 13 to June 9.

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Local meat gets prime spot at fair

MADISON — Two west central Wisconsin meat markets won awards in a contest where more than 150 entries vied for recognition and a spot in an auction next month at the…

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Briefcase 7/17/16

Chamber hosts ‘stay’ talk lesson

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Under attack

To avoid becoming a crime victim, it used to be that businesses only had to worry about crooks breaking in the front door, sneaking in the back door or hiding merchandise…

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Business Roundup 7/27/16

Tesla opens giant battery factory

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McDonald’s sales disappoint

NEW YORK — McDonald’s is again looking for ways to win back customers, less than a year after launching a widely touted all-day breakfast menu.

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AMC makes last bid for Carmike chain

NEW YORK — AMC Theatres is making its final bid for Carmike Cinemas, offering to buy the movie theater operator in an approximately $1.2 billion deal including debt. …

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EPA moves to regulate airliner pollution

WASHINGTON — Jet engine exhaust from airliners endangers human health and adds to climate change, the government found Monday in taking the first step toward regulating…

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Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B

SAN FRANCISCO — Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined much of…

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New ride apps cater to women, children, seniors

Ginny Young sat with eight women, all of them senior citizens, this spring while a focus group leader lobbed questions at them.

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Hopping to the craft beer craze

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s booming craft beer industry has created a huge demand for hops, an ingredient that provides the suds with bitter, citric, and zesty…

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Board games roar back

After leaving his job as chief creative officer at Xbox, Elan Lee started tinkering with a new game.

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