Thurston consumer, business confidence rises in Q2

July 1st, 2013 → 1:52 am @

Thurston County consumer, executive and small business owner confidence rose sharply in the second quarter of the year, likely driven higher by the improved state of financial, job and real estate markets, a new survey has found.

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Bank of America executive: Small business is on the comeback

June 28th, 2013 → 10:00 pm @

Robb Hilson, small business executive for Bank of America, is based in Coral Gables, Fla. His job is to convince small business owners that Bank of America does want to do business with them.

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Bank of America executive: Small business is on the comeback

June 28th, 2013 → 6:50 am @

NEW YORK — Robb Hilson’s job as head of small business banking at Bank of America is to convince small business owners that the bank wants to do business with them.

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Bank ofAmerica executive: Small business is on the comeback

June 26th, 2013 → 5:38 pm @

NEW YORK — Robb Hilson’s job as head of small business banking at Bank of America is to convince small business owners that the bank wants to do business with them.

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This Week in Small Business: Cronuts!

June 10th, 2013 → 9:43 pm @

A "solid" job report. Dollar Shave Club is back with a new video. Suggestions for stowing excess cash. And where do you get your leads?

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Why are Obamacare supporters attacking job creators?

May 16th, 2013 → 3:44 pm @

On a Monday morning in March, small business owner Mike Ruffer told a group at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C, how his eight Five Guys Burgers and Fries franchise restaurants in North Carolina were faring under the Affordable Care Act, know…

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In One Of His Final Interviews, Andrew Mason Talked About Building A Business For The Next '20?30 Years'

March 1st, 2013 → 6:53 pm @

Just two weeks ago, then-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason did an interview with analyst Greg Sterling in which he showed no sign of concern about his job.

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South Beloit leaders put focus on redevelopment, growth

February 26th, 2013 → 6:44 pm @

SOUTH BELOIT After fewer than two years on the job as the city’s top leader, Mayor Mike Duffy already has a clear vision for the city: attract businesses and people who want to live, work and, perhaps most important, grow.

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Some Out of Work After Storm

February 6th, 2013 → 7:25 pm @

TOONE, Tenn- A local business is now open after last week's storm caused them to close, leaving dozens of employees without work. Hooper's Saw Mill is back up and running, at least partially. Owners said 36 of their 49 workers are back on the job.

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Job growth strategies part of BLAEDC annual meeting

February 3rd, 2013 → 8:21 pm @

Strategies to grow jobs in Minnesota will be discussed at the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation's annual meeting. The session is 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Friday at Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes in Baxter.

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