An Eye On Retail News

Retail stores are struggling right now and the list of bankruptcies and closures seems to grow daily — Gordmans, Vanity, Macy’s and J.C. Penney are among the latest. Thief River Falls, Minnesota, has started a petition to save its J.C. Penney store, although the giant retailer hasn’t been swayed.   The community’s location is on…
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Money, Oil And April Content

More bad news this week about North Dakota’s budget shortfall, and we’re all wondering where further cuts will be made. New budget numbers released Thursday predict $3.58 billion in general fund revenues for the 2015-17 biennium, $103 million less than what was projected in January. Those January figures already were worrisome and lawmakers know they’ll…
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March, A Party And A Co-Working Space

Today, I’m preparing all the materials and content to release the names of our 2017 Top 25 Women in Business, coming in the March issue on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Check www.prairiebusinessmagazine.com Tuesday to see if you know any of the winners. They’re fascinating. Congratulations to the them all.   We’re throwing a party for the…
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Nominate Someone For Top 25 Women In Business

Time is running out to nominate someone for Top 25 Women in Business. The deadline is Jan. 18. Nominate any ladies you think do outstanding things in their jobs, communities and families. If she has already won our 40 under 40 contest, that’s OK, but past Top 25 Women in Business winners are not eligible.…
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We’re Officially Redesigned

This week, Prairie Business released the print and digital editions of its November issue — completely redesigned and revamped. This makeover has been in the works for months and we’re all walking on air now that we’ve unrolled and branded our product. We’re jazzed. I’m smiling as I write this, sipping tea from my new…
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