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March 24,2017 02:40

Immigrant Who Helped Build a Business Faces Deportation

Immigration authorities knew for years that Roberto Beristain was living in the U.S. illegally, but allowed him to stay as he married, raised four children and helped built a business in Indiana. On Friday, he faces deportation to Mexico.
March 21,2017 10:40

California business groups take on Teamsters in pot battle in Legislature

The California Manufacturers and Technology Association, California Retailers Association, California Restaurant Association, California Business Properties Association and National Federation of Independent Business sent a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown and leaders of the state Legislature offering their marijuana policy recommendations on Thursday, March 16, 2017.
March 21,2017 00:20

Oakland County business calendar

• 2017 Business & Home Expo presented by Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce is 5:30-8 p.m. March 23 at Waterford Mott High School, 1151 Scott Lake Road, Waterford Township, waterfordchamber.org.
March 19,2017 10:40

Business Beat

Accounting Matthew Peterson and Mary Cooper have been hired by Coeur d’Alene’s Magnuson, McHugh and Company. Peterson has been a CPA since 2010 and has spent more than 10 years in the accounting industry. He joins the firm as a tax services manager. Cooper has been hired as a manager of retirement plan services. She worked as a retirement plan administrator with Powers Stromberg Pension Consul...
March 19,2017 10:40

People in Business: March 19, 2017

Jennifer de Lyon Stralka, of Thetford, has joined the Concord-based law firm Rath, Young and Pignatelli P.C. as an associate. In her new position, Stralka will be assisting the firm in its business, environmental, energy and real estate practice...
March 18,2017 23:40

Workshop teaches business cyber security

A free workshop, Protecting Your Business from Cyber Threats, will take place from 8:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Southern Illinois University Dunn-Richmond Development Center, 1740
March 18,2017 02:20

Trump Touts Jobs, Jabs Merkel on Trade, NATO

President Donald Trump met Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and a group of prominent CEOs with a vested interest in maintaining a beneficial business relationship between the two countries.
March 17,2017 20:20

Why 60% of Small Business Owners Want Obamacare Repeal ASAP

The owner of two Burger Kings said he is elated about the House Republicans proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, especially the new Trump-endorsed American Health Care Act’s (AHCA) plan to eliminate Obamacare’s employee mandate provision.
March 17,2017 17:00

Trump, Merkel & CEOs to Talk Business, Jobs

President Donald Trump will meet Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and a group of prominent CEOs with a vested interest in maintaining a beneficial business relationship between the two countries.
March 17,2017 10:40

Business this week | The Economist

Following heavy hints that it would do so, the Federal Reserve lifted the range for its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to between 0.75% and 1%, and said there would be more rises to come this year. Solid jobs data sealed the decision for Fed officials.
March 16,2017 17:42

Canada Goose's biggest business risk: itself

In a series of black-and-white, vintage-style photographs included in its IPO filing, parka-maker Canada Goose used words like “heritage,” “craftsmanship,” “timeless,” and “adventure” to describe its brand. The 60-year-old, Toronto-based company is set to hit the New York Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange on Thursday under the ticker GOOS. In November, Canada Goose opened...