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GameStop to close at least 150 stores this year
Mar 24, 2017 8:50 pm
After a holiday season marked by sales dips and losses in market share, GameStop Corp. has announced plans to close 2 to 3 percent of its physical stores.
The Grapevine, Texas, retailer said in its f...
Kraft Heinz lays off 200 employees
Mar 24, 2017 7:39 pm
Kraft Heinz Co. laid off about 200 employees Thursday, including an unspecified number at its Pittsburgh and Chicago co-headquarters.
The layoffs were among salaried employees due to what Kraft Heinz...
After long hiatus, Osteria Del Mondo to return as Osteria in downtown Milwaukee
Mar 24, 2017 4:55 pm
The operators of Osteria Del Mondo, a restaurant that operated for nearly two decades on the east side before closing in 2011, will return as part of the revitalization of the 330 Kilbourn building in...
?Schneider National launching IPO worth up to $580M
Mar 24, 2017 3:47 pm
Schneider National Inc. of Green Bay, long known as the largest privately held trucking services company, said Friday that it is launching an estimated $520 million to $580 million initial public offe...
U.S. Bank?s Bertha to retire as Wisconsin market president
Mar 24, 2017 3:09 pm
Bill Bertha, Wisconsin market president for U.S. Bank, has announced plans to retire in June, the bank said Thursday.
Bertha will be succeeded by Tom Richtman, now a relationship manager team lead in...
Closing the Gap: Giving students the information and skills they need to succeed in family-sustaining careers
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 am
With Milwaukee?s economy on the rebound, employers are increasingly concerned about the lack of skilled applicants for the jobs they need to grow and prosper. The Milwaukee Business Journal recently a...
Connecting to the Future: Real-time data collection and analytics changing the way manufacturers do business
Mar 24, 2017 10:00 am
Advanced manufacturing is changing the global landscape by using the Internet of Things (IoT) to create integrated supply chains that use real-time data collection and analytics to optimize processes,...
Kohl's CEO: Border adjustment tax will have 'massive impact' on customers
Mar 23, 2017 9:26 pm
If the border adjustment tax is approved by Congress, the tax rate for Kohl's Corp. could jump to anywhere between 75 percent to 85 percent, said CEO Kevin Mansell.
During a recent interview with CNB...
Milwaukee-area grocer, consumers make case for banned Irish butter
Mar 23, 2017 8:30 pm
The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty is suing the state of Wisconsin over a ban on Kerrygold Irish butter.
On behalf of four consumers and Grafton-based grocer Slow Pokes Local Foods, the co...
Target unveils dual-store concept
Mar 23, 2017 7:47 pm
Target Corp. released design elements for some of its future stores and remodeled locations this week ? stores that have two entrances, one for convenient quick trips and the other to browse Target's ...
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