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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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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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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‘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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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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Built to sell

Built to sell

Stories of successful exits
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Finance and  international volatility

Finance and international volatility

[caption id="attachment_316541" align="alignright" width="150"] Glaub[/caption] With today’s news cycle running 24 hours a day and policy narratives being shaped by 140-character ...
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How will Trump impact trade?

How will Trump impact trade?

First as a candidate and then in the early days of his administration, President Donald Trump has promised to make big changes to U.S. trade policy to help bring more jobs back to the ...
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