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  • WisBiz In-Depth: Fair Trade Movement In Early Stages In State
    By Gregg Hoffmann WisBusiness.com VIROQUA – Kile Martz hopes he is part of a business movement in the state that still is in its fledgling stages, yet has one of its national anchors in Madison. “I believe Fair Trade is still in its early stages in Wisconsin,” said Martz, who opened Driftless Fai... <more>

  • WisBusiness: SBIR Conference in Milwaukee Could Be Boon for State Entrepreneurs
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MILWAUKEE – Susan Winter’s young company – Micrablate – makes medical devices that zap tumors with microwaves. At least that’s what it hopes to do. For now, the two-year-old, Middleton-based start-up is one of scores of young Wisconsin firms that is seeking fun... <more>

  • WisBusiness: WPS-Peoples Merger May Take Until 2007
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com When WPS Resources announced during the summer that it planned to buy Illinois’ problem-plagued Peoples Energy for nearly $1.6 billion, executives were hoping for quick regulatory approval. It isn’t turning out that way, though officials at Green Bay-based WPS ... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. This weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business is now available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailing list. To get the... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. This weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business is now available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailing list. To get the... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Jobs Claims Populate Guv's Race Rhetoric
    By Brian Clark WisBusiness.com The campaign for guv has seen competing claims about Wisconsin's job picture and who would do better in luring jobs to Wisconsin. Doyle says the stats back up his case that he's building the state's economy. Green says Doyle has failed to capitalize on big opportun... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. This weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business is now available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailing list. To get the... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. This weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business is now available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailing list. To get the... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Chemical plant angling for PSC's help on mercury plan
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com PORT EDWARDS – The ERCO Worldwide chemical plant here is no small player in the central Wisconsin economy. The 39-year-old chlor akali factory supports 100 full-time employees, has an annual payroll (including benefits) of $7 million, is one of Alliant Energy's l... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Watch out Wisconsin, here comes Ravinder
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MONROE – In Ravinder Minhas’ hometown of Calgary in the Canadian province of Alberta, some folks like to call him the “beer baron.” Minhas, 24, laughs at the description. But he doesn’t deny that he has sold more than 3... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. This weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business is now available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailing list. To get the... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Midwest Air chief details return to profitability
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com OAK CREEK – Speaking at a Milwaukee Press Club event almost exactly a year ago, Midwest Air Group President Timothy Hoeksema predicted his airline would be in the black in 2006. His forecast – for a company that had barely avoided bankruptcy in 20... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. But this weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business is now available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailing list. To get... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Experts Say New Tests And Technology Could Bring Better, Safer Drugs To Consumers Faster
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Drug creation is notoriously expensive, with each new medication costing an estimated $800 million to bring to market. It’s also time-consuming, often taking a decade to get a fledgling drug to consumers. Advances in testing and other innovations, combi... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. But starting soon, this weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business will be available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailin... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Venture Investors' Neis a Key Player in Growth of Many State Firms
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Getting early stage companies off the ground is no easy thing. They need money, management help and other guidance. And then often more money. That’s where people like John Neis, a co-founder and senior partner at Venture Inv... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. But starting soon, this weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business will be available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailin... <more>

  • WisconsinEye: Doyle, Green Outline Plans for Business
    Gov. Jim Doyle and GOP challenger Mark Green laid out their visions for Wisconsin's business community before 40 members of Competitive Wisconsin Inc. Sept. 13 in Milwaukee. Green outlined his plan for creating the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., which would unite the management of the ... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Madison, Milwaukee Mayors Pledge More Cooperation
    By Gregg Hoffmann WisBusiness.com MILWAUKEE – Collaboration has increased between Milwaukee and Madison, but more can be done. That seemed to be the consensus when Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz talked about their vision for greater economic and cultural collabor... <more>

  • WisBiz In-Depth: Mustard Museum to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
    By Gregg Hoffmann MOUNT HOREB – Barry Levenson can tell you exactly where he was on Oct. 28, 1986. “I was wandering through Woodman’s on the east side of Madison, at 2:30 in the morning, depressed because the Red Sox had just lost the seventh game of the World Series (the infamous Bill Buckner S... <more>

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