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  • Clearing the clutter
    BY KENT DARR
    Friday, May 27, 2016 6:00 AM
    Lawyers are behind the surge in telephone calls at Anna Bradley’s home-based business this year. She is getting the calls based on 16 years of building a reputation for finding the faults in websites that are inaccessible to people with disabilities.

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:33 PM
    The Cedar Rapids City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the first of three required readings of amendments to city code regarding food carts, food trucks and other mobile food vending units.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:10 PM
    West Des Moines-based Aureon announced today the acquisition of Midwest Project Partners, a Des Moines-based company specializing in project management and management consulting services, primarily for financial services firms throughout Iowa and nationwide.

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016 2:52 PM
    A proposed change to the eligibility rules for stores accepting payments from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, is drawing strong opposition from the food retailing industry.

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016 11:23 AM
    Fareway Stores Inc. is capitalizing on what it does best: meat. The Boone-based grocery store chain known for thick steaks and hearty chops will open its first Fareway Meat Market on May 26 in Omaha.

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 3:27 PM
    Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza will open its first Iowa restaurant in a downtown entertainment and retail development near Principal Park this summer, reports The Des Moines Register.

  • BY KENT DARR & PERRY BEEMAN
    Thursday, May 12, 2016 2:39 PM
    The letter from the government is in the mail, likely to arrive tomorrow and certain to say that Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino should lose its nonprofit status.


  • Wednesday, May 11, 2016 10:25 AM
    A Denver, Colo.-based grocery store chain is planning to expand into eastern Iowa. Natural Grocers, which sells organic and natural foods, has new stores planned for Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Cedar Falls.

  • Friday, May 06, 2016 11:08 AM
    MudbuM LLC, an Urbandale company that sells specialized catfishing and related sports gear, has opened a  shop at 3894 N.W. Urbandale Drive. 

  • Thursday, May 05, 2016 10:59 AM
    Macerich Co., the Santa Monica, Calif.-based owner of Southridge Mall, reported profits of $421 million, or $2.76 per share, for the quarter ended March 31, compared with $24.6 million, or 15 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter. 

  • BY KENT DARR
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 4:50 PM
    Real estate developer Richard Hurd had the proverbial good news/bad news kind of day on Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:53 PM
    Shane Goodman, president and publisher of Big Green Umbrella Media, has been honored as the Publisher of the Year by the Association of Free Community Papers. 

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:51 PM
    Five people and two institutions will be honored at the Iowa Small Business Week Awards reception at the West Des Moines Marriott Friday afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m. 

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:46 PM
    The Fresh Market specialty grocery store in West Des Moines will close May 18, nearly seven months after it opened.


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