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Montana’s Small Business Development Centers Expand Access to Services and Rural Outreach

HELENA, Mont. – Three Small Business Development Centers are expanding access to services and outreach to rural areas by hiring additional staff to better serve small business owners and entrepreneurs across Montana. The Great Falls SBDC, based at the Great Falls Development Authority (GFDA), has hired a rural business adviser – a new position created to make business Read More…

It’s the bulls’ game to lose as the stock market heads for its final act of 2019

Wall Street’s final act of 2019 will hinge on whether investors should believe the messages being sent by corporate credit, crowd consensus and the calendar characteristics. The broad market has been a sloppy stalemate between supportive and antagonistic forces for many months: The S&P 500 is hovering around the 3000 level it first reached in Read More…

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Guy Fieri expands fried chicken chain with new Tennessee locations

Flavortown is spreading its wings. Spiky-haired celebrity chef Guy Fieri is expanding his chain of fried chicken joints. The “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” Food Network channel host has struck a deal with Tennessee-based FACE Hospitality to open four “Chicken Guy!” locations across the Volunteer State, starting with one in downtown Nashville next year. “I’ve shot Read More…

Got Chapter 11?: America’s biggest milk producer files for bankruptcy

Got Milk? Probably not anymore. America’s largest milk producer, Dean Foods, filed for bankruptcy Tuesday as more people are choosing to ditch the household staple for non-dairy alternatives like almond, soy, coconut and oat milks. The Dallas-based 94-year old dairy processor — responsible for some of US grocery store’s most recognizable brands including Dairy Pure, Read More…

ASTM International y Ciudad de México firman un memorando de cooperación sobre estándares para parques de diversión

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pensilvania, 12 de noviembre de 2019 /PRNewswire/ — La semana pasada, Ciudad de México firmó un memorando de cooperación (MOC, por sus siglas en inglés) con el desarrollador de estándares mundiales, ASTM International. El acuerdo se encuentra específicamente enfocado en estándares reconocidos a nivel internacional y mantenidos por el comité de parques de diversión Read More…

North America Drug Delivery Systems Market to 2027 – Regional Analysis and Forecasts By Route of Administration; Distribution Channel; and Application, and Country

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Drug delivery market in North America is expected to grow from US$ 572,452.95 Mn in the year 2018 and is expected to reach US$1,074,679.66 Mn by 2027 growing at a CAGR of 7.4% over the forecast period. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05794735/?utm_source=PRN Driving factors such as a rising Read More…

Introducing Sherpa AI for Video Intelligence and Analytics

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sherpa Digital Media, the market leader in Video as a Service (VaaS) platform solutions, announced today the release of Version 4 of its groundbreaking Sherpa VaaS Platform and the unveiling of Sherpa Video AI, a complete Player-to-Platform Analytics solution that enables real-time tracking and reporting of end-user Read More…

SO/ Hotels & Resorts Introduces the SO/ Wellness Experience, an Upbeat New Well-being Philosophy for Adventurous Trendsetters in Pursuit of the “Have-it-all” Lifestyle

PARIS, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SO/ Hotels & Resorts, an exclusive lifestyle brand from Accor that features fashionable hotels exhibiting a distinctively rebellious interpretation of luxury, is pleased to announce a vibrant new wellness program designed for its adventurous and stylish guests and socializers. The new SO/ Wellness Experience is now available at SO/ Vienna, one of Read More…

United States Pet Treats and Chews Report 2019-2023: Walmart, Pet Superstores, and Supermarkets Lead in Treat Purchases

DUBLIN, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “Pet Treats and Chews in the U.S., 3rd Edition” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Opportunities abound in the U.S. pet treats and chews market, with innovative new products focusing on ingredients, sourcing, and transparency. Safety is a top concern, with pet owners and marketers alike alarmed Read More…

Esys Automation Named a 2019 Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Esys Automation, a JR Automation company, has been awarded a Top Workplaces honor by the Detroit Free Press for the sixth consecutive year. The rankings are based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The Read More…

North America Data Center Construction Market to 2027 – Regional Analysis and Forecasts by Types of Construction; By Tier Standards; and by Industry Verticals

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — North America Data Center Construction market in is expected to grow from US$ 18.15 Bn in 2018 to US$ 32.96 Bn by the year 2027. This represents a CAGR of 7.3% from the year 2018 to 2027. Advanced analytic software such as python, machine learning, and R programming Read More…

Facebook unites payment service across apps with Facebook Pay

FILE PHOTO: Stickers bearing the Facebook logo are pictured at Facebook Inc’s F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Tuesday it was launching Facebook Pay, a unified payment service through which users across its platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram can make payments Read More…

Trump says China trade deal 'close' but dashes hopes for signing details in NY speech

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dangled the prospect of completing an initial trade deal with China “soon” but offered no new details on negotiations in a campaign-style speech touting his administration’s economic record. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with China’s Vice Premier Liu He in Read More…

Fed's Harker says he opposed last rate cut, thinks rates should stay put

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen participates in a roundtable discussion with Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker and members of the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 6, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker said on Tuesday Read More…

Battle for Mediobanca: Italy's richest man takes on seasoned CEO

MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) – One comes from a wealthy family, attended Milan’s best schools and has spent all his career engineering mergers at Mediobanca (MDBI.MI), Italy’s most influential investment bank. Mediobanca CEO Alberto Nagel is seen during a news conference to present Mediobanca’s new business plan in Milan, Italy, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo The Read More…

World's energy watchdog is undermining climate change battle, critics say

PARIS (Reuters) – A short walk from the Eiffel Tower, Fatih Birol oversees the world’s energy watchdog, whose analyses of fuel demand have long been viewed as the gold standard by government officials, energy executives and investors. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency poses for a portrait at its offices in Paris, Read More…

McDonald’s workers sue to address ‘systemic problem’ of sexual harassment

McDonald’s workers are filing a lawsuit seeking to force the fast-food chain to confront a “systemic problem” of sexual harassment, spokespeople for the workers said in a press statement on Tuesday. A copy of the proposed class-action complaint was not immediately available. McDonald’s did not immediately respond to a request for comment. McDonald’s has long been Read More…

EPA reworks science transparency proposal

Presented by the Arctic Refuge Defense Campaign With help from Anthony Adragna Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Energy is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Energy subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. Learn more about POLITICO Pro’s comprehensive policy intelligence coverage, policy tools and services at Read More…

100 of the world's most promising start-ups to watch in 2019

AiFi AI-driven checkout-free systems for retail stores Santa Clara, CA 2016 Airspace Technologies Logistics platform for time-sensitive shipments, like donated organs or replacement parts San Diego 2019 AISERA AI-driven help desk for IT, HR and customer service Palo Alto, CA 2017 Alpha Medical Mobile platform providing basic health-care services for women Palo Alto, CA 2017 Read More…

Google gathering health data of millions of Americans: report

Alphabet’s Google is teaming up with a health-care company on a secret project to collect personal health-related information of millions of Americans across 21 states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. Google launched “Project Nightingale” last year with St. Louis-based Ascension, according to the report, citing people familiar with the matter and internal documents. Read More…

Preparing for a public impeachment probe

Presented by the Arctic Refuge Defense Campaign With help from Alex Guillén Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Energy is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Energy subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. Learn more about POLITICO Pro’s comprehensive policy intelligence coverage, policy tools and services at Read More…

Vet turned entrepreneur turned a family recipe into an $80K venture that just launched on Amazon

U.S. military veterans are a force to be reckoned with on the battlefield — and in business. Many choose entrepreneurship as their career after returning from service, equipped with a cadre of unique leadership and time-management skills. Currently they own about 2.5 million small businesses in America in a host of industries, according to the Read More…