Retail spending rebounds as winter recedes

Retail spending is heating up, as the tenaciously terrible winter loosens its grip on much of the country. More »

By Jack Ablin > April 16, 2014

Common sense is not so common

A few weeks back I dropped into a grocery store to buy gelato for a friend who had a stroke. Irish Stout was the flavor of the day. More »

By Bob Chernow > April 15, 2014

Why a three-year-old should lead strategy on your next campaign

Some agencies perfect the art of the “yes man.” With a cheery nod and an overly energetic pep to its step, the company scampers off and does exactly what the client has outlined for it. Best. Agency. EVER. Right? More »

By Bruce Dierbeck > April 14, 2014

Beware income tax fraud

As April 15 approaches, more and more taxpayers are getting a nasty surprise as they discover someone already has claimed their tax refund. More »

By Dale Hammernik > April 11, 2014

Wisconsin passes Social Media Protection Act, affecting state employers

Wisconsin law took a big step forward to keep up with changing technology on Tuesday, April 7, when Gov. Scott Walker signed off on the Wisconsin Social Media Protection Act. Effective today, employers need to be aware of the information they can... More »

By Jesse Dill > April 10, 2014

Hank the Dog shares view from the luxury suite

BizTimes will publish “The Executive,” a special new supplement featuring Luxury Living, on April 28. More »

By Steve Jagler > April 8, 2014

SBA and AARP can provide mentors

Our country has always been proud of our entrepreneurial spirit. Business ideas are created every day by entrepreneurs of every age. More »

By Eric Ness > April 7, 2014

The bulls are in charge

On March 9, 2009, the U.S. stock market officially bottomed out when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by more than 673 points, closing at 6,547.05. More »

By Steve Jagler > April 4, 2014

Black charts a path for the Wave's future

Sue Black is determined to turn the Milwaukee Wave around. More »

By Molly Dill > April 3, 2014

Northwestern ruling could be a game-changer

Talk about game-changing plays… More »

By Andy Larsen > April 2, 2014

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