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BizTimes: Amazon Distribution Center Will Give Kenosha a National Brand

January 30, 2015

Situated about 50 miles from Chicago and about 30 miles from Milwaukee, Kenosha County has become a major distribution hub that can serve those two major metro regions and beyond. Several large distribution centers have been established in Kenosha and Pleasant Prairie, including facilities for Meijer Inc., Uline, Rust-Oleum Corp. and Gordon Food Service. Those […] Read More

Biz Times: Ramp it up! New Year brings accelerated growth

January 26, 2015

Although the national conversation of 2014 was dominated by the headlines related to police use of deadly force, racial tensions, the Middle East, immigration reform and general global chaos, an equally important news story simmered in the background, often with little fanfare. That story is the economic recovery. The U.S. economy has recorded 58 consecutive […] Read More

JS Online: Number of firms drawing venture capital investments rises in Wisconsin

January 16, 2015

In 2014, when venture capital investments in the U.S. reached their highest level in more than a decade, Wisconsin companies had a respectable but not spectacular showing. Nationally, companies raised $48.3 billion in 2014, an increase of 61% over the previous year, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital […] Read More

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Application Deadline is Feb. 6 for Certified In Wisconsin Program

January 29, 2015

Time running out to apply for state program that designates industrial sites as ready for development MADISON, Jan. 29, 2015 – Communities and developers interested in obtaining “development-ready” designation for their vacant industrial parcels have until Feb. 6 to apply for the state’s Certified In Wisconsin® Program. This marks the fourth year of the program, […] Read More

Nomination Deadline is Friday for 2015 Governor’s Export Achievement Awards

January 27, 2015

Time is running out, but this year it’s easier than ever to nominate your company for its international successes MADISON, WI. Jan. 27, 2015 – Wisconsin companies that have achieved success in exporting have until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, to submit a nomination for the 2015 Governor’s Export Achievement Award. The award, sponsored by […] Read More

Wisconsin Main Street Businesses Have Chance to Win a Full ‘Makeover’

January 26, 2015

WEDC contest provides downtown stores in 36 communities with chance to win up to $10,000 in upgrades MADISON, WI. Jan. 26, 2015 – Businesses located in one of the 36 Wisconsin Main Street communities have a chance to get a whole new look by entering the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s first-ever Main Street Makeover contest. […] Read More

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