Why sleep works

Why sleep works

Kathy Thornton-Bias President and chief operating officer, Verlo Mattress 301 N. Broadway, #300, Milwaukee Industry: Mattresses and sleep products Employees: 60 in corporate ...
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Interesting time to talk trade

Interesting time to talk trade

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s World Trade Association will host the annual Wisconsin International Trade Conference on Thursday, May 11, at the Wisconsin Center ...
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Grants available for companies entering, expanding in export markets

Grants available for companies entering, expanding in export markets

[caption id="attachment_316542" align="alignright" width="150"] Hoffman[/caption] In November 2015, the Milwaukee 7 Regional Economic Development Partnership launched the Export ...
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The professionals

The professionals

Tory Miller’s advice for today’s culinary graduates in Wisconsin: Leave Wisconsin… and come back. As chef-owner of four Madison restaurants – L’Etoile, Graze, Sujeo and ...
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‘Don’t miss’ dining around the state

‘Don’t miss’ dining around the state

[gallery type="slideshow" size="full" ids="316226,316223,316222,316215,316218"] Snug in the company town of Kohler, The Immigrant Restaurant scores high for its posh factor. The ...
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‘Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career’

‘Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career’

After the birth of her second child, marketing and advertising executive Lisen Stromberg left the career she was in to stay home with her children. After taking a brief pause, she ...
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InSinkErator

InSinkErator

St. Louis-based Emerson Electric Co. has completed the purchase of 11.6 acres of land in Mount Pleasant for the future headquarters of InSinkErator. The $24 million, 85,000-square-foot ...
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Let’s ride

Let’s ride

According to the Outdoor Industry Association, bicycling has a $133 billion annual economic impact nationally, with some 60 million bicyclists across the country. In Wisconsin, an ...
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Mapping the European business landscape

Mapping the European business landscape

If you think the U.S. has gone through a lot since last November, take a look at Europe. The fissures that have become all too apparent in the U.S. are magnified across the European ...
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Exporting in Wisconsin: 2016 Recap

Exporting in Wisconsin: 2016 Recap

Wisconsin exports totaled $21 billion in 2016, a 6 percent decline from 2015. Much of the decline in Wisconsin and around the country can be attributed to the increasing strength of the ...
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Wigwam Mills’ Sheboygan-made socks a constant in changing retail world

Wigwam Mills’ Sheboygan-made socks a constant in changing retail world

Wigwam Mills Inc. 3402 Crocker Ave., Sheboygan Industry: Sock manufacturing Employees: 250 www.wigwam.com To say today’s retail environment is evolving might be an understatement. ...
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The shifting retail landscape

The shifting retail landscape

Brick-and-mortar retail is going through a dramatic and rapid transformation. On the one hand, many brick-and-mortar stores are dropping like flies. Sears, Roebuck & Co. is closing ...
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