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  • Friday, December 19, 2014 10:53 AM
    Mars Cafe, a Drake neighborhood coffeehouse, plans to open a new coffee bar in the East Village. 

  • Friday, December 19, 2014 10:51 AM
    Iowa's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in November from 4.5 percent in October, Iowa Workforce Development reported. 

  • Friday, December 19, 2014 10:51 AM
    DuPont Co. announced Thursday that the new public company that will be created when it separates from its DuPont's performance chemicals division will be named The Chemours Co. 

  • Friday, December 19, 2014 10:49 AM
    An industry-commissioned study says that Iowa's 18 state-licensed gaming casinos account for $2.5 billion in economic activity, support 16,798 jobs that pay nearly $742 million in wages, and generate $726 million in federal, state and local tax revenues. 

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:47 AM
    The U.S. Small Business Administration approved more than $2.5 million in loans for 14 businesses in Polk and Warren counties last month. 

  • Monday, December 15, 2014 10:45 AM
    Business at U.S. restaurants is rising along with consumer confidence, which hit a seven-year high earlier this month, Bloomberg reported. 

  • Friday, December 12, 2014 3:13 PM
    The Iowa Association of Business and Industry will hold its legislative briefing and reception from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Embassy Suites hotel in downtown Des Moines. 

  • Friday, December 12, 2014 10:53 AM
    Windstream Corp., which acquired Iowa Telecommunications Services Inc. in June 2010, has appointed Tony Thomas as president, CEO and a director, succeeding Jeff Gardner, who will stay on as senior adviser to the CEO and as a director through Feb. 1. 

  • Thursday, December 11, 2014 5:02 PM
    The work of Renzo Piano, whose architectural firm was selected to design Kum & Go LC's headquarters in downtown Des Moines, "has designed or added to more contemporary American museums than any other living desigsner," according to The Wall Street Journal. 

  • Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:28 AM
    Casey's General Stores quarterly earnings are up again. 

    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 3:08 PM
    Deloitte Consulting LLP of Chicago, in a 50-state study of economic indicators commissioned by the Iowa Chamber Alliance, found that Iowa ranks in the bottom quarter of states in providing a good business environment for small to medium-sized companies. 

  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:26 AM
    A growing restaurant chain known for its Southwest fare is expanding to Iowa, bringing 12 new locations to cities throughout the state. 

  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014 3:35 PM
    The City of Pleasant Hill is hosting a Business Workshop on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at City Hall as a part of the city's comprehensive plan update.  

  • Monday, December 08, 2014 3:34 PM
    Total retail sales taxes increased by 3 percent in fiscal year 2014, according to the Iowa Retail Sales and Use Tax Annual Report released today by the Iowa Department of Revenue.  

  • Friday, December 05, 2014 10:13 AM
    Jill Waage has been appointed to the newly created position of executive editor for the Better Homes and Gardens brand, and Oma Blaise Ford will expand her responsibilities as executive editor for Better Homes and Gardens magazine, Meredith Corp. said in a release. 

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