RSS Feed businessrecord.com : All Latest News http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-09-16T15:36:23.5176279Z Let's hear it, for the city of Ames <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Maybe the water in Ames really is that good? Movoto Real Estate blog has ranked Ames as the seventh happiest "small" city in the United States.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Let-s-hear-it-for-the-city-of-Ames/-3/248/65395 All Latest News Leadership events will show women how to lead and succeed <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Maureen Berkner Boyt, "head moxie" and founder of women's leadersh</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; background-color: #ffffff;">ip and professional development organization The Moxie Exchange Movement, will headline two events for Central Iowa businesses and female professionals.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Leadership-events-will-show-women-how-to-lead-and-succeed/-3/248/65394 All Latest News Great Divide Brewery entering the Iowa market <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Denver-based Great Divide Brewing Co. has added Iowa to its Midwest market, making the state the 23rd&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; background-color: #ffffff;">in which Great Divide distributes its year-round and seasonal beers.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Great-Divide-Brewery-entering-the-Iowa-market/-3/248/65393 All Latest News Principal Funds names McMillan to board <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Principal Funds announced today it has named Karrie McMillan, former general counsel of the Investment Company Institute, to its board of directors.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Principal-Funds-names-McMillan-to-board/-3/248/65392 All Latest News Student financial literacy recommendations unveiled <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck presented recommendations for improving the financial literacy of Iowa students at Gov. Terry Branstad's weekly press conference this morning.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Student-financial-literacy-recommendations-unveiled/-3/248/65391 All Latest News Are you single? You could be changing the economy <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">A new report claims that an increase in the number of single Americans will change the structure of the economy because it means fewer parents and homeowners,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001VWREH0PAoHYJWVstQ5ONoPDhvPkXwWCyqsV1cKj8GuIGz9INpmtC8w9mZmdg5bQPV8d236WFkC8iRRQ1-X9LedeSCQGdnQuPzyIJeVbKYKOZd_9UX_4gRYUT65YgcewyCrvMr7unAJIbLMx3IKF9y6nk_w-YTMuivla2tthfJLLd5NOYaARaYx6SJtv1-CHRGfIm-DEinAacdiY-4Q99RbKFrbIv4Ny_2Zy44UP-MiuiGNvbr8WO7w==" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1;">Bloomberg Businessweek reports.</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Are-you-single-You-could-be-changing-the-economy/-3/248/65390 All Latest News U.S. Autoforce warehouse planned in Ankeny <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Ankeny City Council this evening will consider a development agreement with U.S. Venture Inc., based in Appleton, Wis., which plans to build an auto parts distribution center.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/U-S-Autoforce-warehouse-planned-in-Ankeny/-3/248/65389 All Latest News Wells Fargo study: Consumer misconceptions stunt home mortgage applications <span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">A new study by Wells Fargo &amp; Co., the nation's largest home mortgage lender, suggests that consumers' misconceptions about mortgage requirements are keeping them from buying homes.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Wells-Fargo-study-Consumer-misconceptions-stunt-home-mortgage-applications/-3/248/65387 All Latest News Nonprofits challenged to rethink their missions in new competition <a shape="rect" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Community Foundation of Greater&nbsp;</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Des Moines is challenging local nonprofit organizations to rethink how their missions are carried out by inviting each to participate in the Ignite Community Innovation Challenge.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Nonprofits-challenged-to-rethink-their-missions-in-new-competition/-3/248/65384 All Latest News Commercial real estate executives optimistic about next year - survey <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Commercial real estate executives are overwhelmingly bullish on the outlook for their industry through the next 12 months, according to a survey conducted by international law firm DLA Piper and&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001ls1e660YEP-bPVFEAi8ZEoEhF1tLqHqP-C9gP6IhODZ1YMzmIErQx1-UMSpSlxALZm3rqSH7XFTL2pMFjSWs3cpuNAsHY_4EZy341prfytkaFIXqJ3kVP1Xr9Rg7dGAntVDTpet6Souo_3v2tx15Eklq0tvEeVinJ9rsl-OX6RjZTP6tGiKU1KPsqez6XQYkgHoyLxHHHyUjlUIXI5dha04oWIGlw2cN4PMraF_4Boo=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">reported on REIT.com.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Commercial-real-estate-executives-optimistic-about-next-year-survey/-3/248/65383 All Latest News CEOs to participate in Tuesday's Habitat build <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Ten local CEOs will roll up their sleeves Tuesday to help build a new home during the annual CEO Build held by Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/CEOs-to-participate-in-Tuesday-s-Habitat-build/-3/248/65382 All Latest News Iowa health centers receive $2.77 million in federal grants <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Twelve of Iowa's 14 federally funded health centers will receive new funding to expand primary care services in the state, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Iowa-health-centers-receive-2-77-million-in-federal-grants/-3/248/65381 All Latest News Morning Business Headlines http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Morning-Business-Headlines/-3/248/65380 All Latest News Local startups could attend 2015 SXSW festival <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Two local startup companies will have the chance to attend the annual SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, courtesy of the Greater Des Moines Partnership's DM Startups Take SXSW contest.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Local-startups-could-attend-2015-SXSW-festival/-3/248/65369 All Latest News Sept. 27 event to address substance abuse, mental health <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Substance abuse, mental health disorders and the many pathways to wellness in Central Iowa are the topic of "Speak Up and Reach Out Day," to be held Saturday, Sept. 27, in Des Moines.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Sept-27-event-to-address-substance-abuse-mental-health/-3/248/65368 All Latest News BMO Harris Equipment Finance expands to Iowa <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">BMO Harris Equipment Finance Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chicago-based BMO Harris Bank NA, announced Thursday that it has expanded its business into Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/BMO-Harris-Equipment-Finance-expands-to-Iowa/-3/248/65367 All Latest News Your Friday Five: Takeaways from the week in Business http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Your-Friday-Five-Takeaways-from-the-week-in-Business/-3/248/65366 All Latest News On the Move: Week of Sept. 12 Greater Des Moines promotions and new hires http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/On-the-Move-Week-of-Sept-12/-3/248/65131 All Latest News DM councilwoman warns Uber must follow city laws for taxis <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Uber, the ride-sharing service out of San Francisco, will begin today in Des Moines,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001t4fUW1aJEJBR1CbXTO_dBr05chSEQgTX8_VMFMH8exxlyiZGHVQrcOdMXfXnNAG2kMPxepIwkl4JyZAerf2XIu6dkR2UUuC8nYLQ2j-I7Nd4u1b4kXKlLbIZbyepR5yWXKtvDjB7H9Uf8sgePWO02JKE5aZgHshkm2Bh9GS_WfagUXJe5mcdJgZYyHIbvVhoueK7gj4NKA2DytzcdJ0yEPA6r3pkjy5V92tfPDXVIqa8pFrTozRD3nQlRC9Y1_uR" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">reports DesMoinesRegister.com</a>. http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/DM-councilwoman-warns-Uber-must-follow-city-laws-for-taxis/-3/248/65363 All Latest News Restaurant Week sees a record year <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">This year's Des Moines Restaurant Week, Aug. 15-24, had a record-breaking year, bringing out more than 22,500 people who dined at 32 participating restaurants and contributed $324,000 to the local economy.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Restaurant-Week-sees-a-record-year/-3/248/65362 All Latest News Partnership relaunches Career Center website <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines Partnership has beefed up its Career Center website with more tools to help job seekers and employers connect.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Partnership-relaunches-Career-Center-website/-3/248/65361 All Latest News Morning Business Headlines http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Morning-Business-Headlines/-3/248/65360 All Latest News U.S. retail sales up 0.6 percent in August <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August, which should ease some concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the third quarter,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001t4fUW1aJEJBR1CbXTO_dBr05chSEQgTX8_VMFMH8exxlyiZGHVQrcOdMXfXnNAG2kMPxepIwkl5LldQm51TsyD1v0j1NF0cDJykA2wYSz7Qb3pAxojVuP0FLhnSkt2W-bFlNza7iFtfazEMIxIALGT6I7hwWUnclBa1B-HlUbj6jaQ15av2g91V_KMmdqmik0UtfLVEmIbA8QPbCwtTmvpb-v4LyJ5U2k4oE0m1grnbb4hUcTsWqFQ==" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/U-S-retail-sales-up-0-6-percent-in-August/-3/248/65359 All Latest News Events drawing visitors to Greater Des Moines, week of September 15 http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Events-drawing-visitors-to-Greater-Des-Moines-week-of-September-15/-3/248/65358 All Latest News ISU hits record enrollment again; UI up too; UNI down <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">For the sixth consecutive year, Iowa State University enrolled a record number of students, welcoming 34,732 students this fall, a 4.5 percent increase, school officials reported.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/ISU-hits-record-enrollment-again-UI-up-too-UNI-down/-3/248/65354 All Latest News