Business

My Biz: Annex Analytics is in support of more data

CEDAR RAPIDS - There's no such thing as having too much data, Jim Thebeau figures.#x201c;It doesn't matter if you are a nonprofit, for-profit, big com ...

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GoDaddy starting entrepreneur support program in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids entrepreneurs may be able to get a leg up starting their business from GoDaddy beginning next month.The internet domain hosting company a ...

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Johnson County prepares for minimum wage pre-emption

IOWA CITY - With Iowa's local minimum wage ordinances likely on the verge of being abolished by state lawmakers, Mazahir Salih hopes business owners c ...

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Samsung tries to reclaim its reputation with the Galaxy S8

NEW YORK - Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its latest premium smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, which the company hopes will restore its reputatio ...

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Trying to claim deceitful deductions could get you put in the doghouse

WASHINGTON - Given how much we spend on our family dog Simba, he's like a dependent. Thank goodness he doesn't have to go to college, although we did ...

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Urban Acres to open new Coralville headquarters

Urban Acres, a relatively new real estate agency in the Corridor, will move into a new headquarters building in Coralville later this year.The agency ...

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Ford will invest $1.2 billion at three Michigan facilities

Ford will invest $1.2 billion to build or modernize three facilities in Michigan where it plans to assemble trucks and SUVs, and to store consumer dat ...

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Iowa farmland values rise slightly

For the first time in more than three years, Iowa's farmland values posted a six-month increase, a new survey shows. Iowa's tillable cropland rose 0. ...

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Eastern Iowa Airport signs Uber agreement

CEDAR RAPIDS - For the second time this year, the Cedar Rapids Airport Commission has approved an agreement with a ride-hailing service provider - thi ...

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United Airlines: ‘Your leggings are welcome’ as long as you’re paying for your flight

United Airlines defended a gate agent's decision Sunday to bar two teenage girls from a flight for wearing leggings, saying that the young passengers ...

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Ground Floor: Marion man's franchise works even when the stock market doesn't

One year ago, Larry Kovarik came to an important realization. "It was time to find a way to work for myself," he said. Kovarik's job in public safet ...

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Consulting firm forecasts Iowa wind jobs to double by 2020

A recent study estimates Iowa's wind industry will grow by more than $9 billion and more than double in jobs in the next few years.According to a Mond ...

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Ann Drake gives keynote at University of Iowa Tippie Women Summit

IOWA CITY - As an executive of a leading supply chain management firm, Ann Drake is often the only woman in the room.At cocktail parties, she said she ...

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Budget targets rural development programs that provide lifeline

HAGERHILL, Ky. - Chad Trador was, like many people here, a onetime coal miner struggling to find work. He, his three children and his wife had stayed ...

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Local granola fuels University of Iowa student-athletes

O'Brien's Own Gourmet Granola of Center Point scored a win when the University of Iowa Athletics Department chose the company to provide granola and p ...

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