Economic Development

Corey Zetts has been named acting executive director of Menomonee Valley Partners, following the appointment of former executive director Laura Bray to CEO of Madison-based BioForward, Inc.
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Valentine Coffee Co. plans to purchase its existing building at 5918 W. Vliet Street in Milwaukee.
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While Thoy Schuelke has owned and managed the Asian International Market at 3401 W. National Ave. for eight years, many of the people she meets in Milwaukee don’t know where her grocery store is located.
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While Thoy Schuelke has owned and managed the Asian International Market at 3401 W. National Ave. for eight years, many of the people she meets in Milwaukee don’t know where her grocery store is located.
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is seeking nominations for the 2014 Marketplace Governor’s Awards, which honor minority, woman and service-disabled veteran business owners.
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is seeking nominations for the 2014 Marketplace Governor’s Awards, which honor minority, woman and service-disabled veteran business owners.
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Your business bids for a government contract. Your reputation and track record are excellent and you have pared your price to the bone. You lose the bid, but find out later that the winning bidder made generous contributions to the elected government officials' campaigns. You suspect you are a victim of pay to play.
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In the 2010 Wisconsin governor's race, then-candidate Scott Walker established a lofty goal for the state to create 250,000 private sector jobs within his first term. The number was big, it was bold, and more than anything, the statement put private sector businesses on notice that the state was going to do better.
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Milwaukee-based Roundy’s Supermarkets Inc. notified the state this week that it plans to close three Pick ‘n Save stores in Milwaukee, West Allis and Saukville, which will result in a total of 226 job losses.
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Milwaukee-area manufacturing activity continued to grow at a strong, though slightly slower, pace in August.
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