RSS Feed businessrecord.com : All Latest News http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-23T22:33:28.2906636Z Urbandale, Social Club solidify first collaboration <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">The city of Urbandale hopes to use a collaboration between it and the Des Moines Social Club as a draw to attract residents and businesses to the community, as well as provide more recreational and cultural opportunities to those who already live there.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Urbandale--Social-Club-solidify-first-collaboration/-3/248/64554 All Latest News Des Moines ranked No. 2 city for business <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Des Moines is No. 2 on the Forbes "Best Places For Business and Careers" list in 2014, falling a spot from No. 1 in 2013.</p> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Des-Moines-ranked-No--2-city-for-business/-3/248/64553 All Latest News Kum & Go hires Pleasant Hill mayor as manager of sustainability <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Pleasant Hill Mayor Sara Kurovski has been hired by West Des Moines-based convenience store chain Kum &amp; Go LC as the company's sustainability manager.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Kum---Go-hires-Pleasant-Hill-mayor-as-manager-of-sustainability/-3/248/64552 All Latest News UnitedHealthcare, UnityPoint Health form ACO <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">UnityPoint Health Partners and UnitedHealthcare announced today they have formed an accountable care organization.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/UnitedHealthcare--UnityPoint-Health-form-ACO--/-3/248/64551 All Latest News C-SPAN features on Des Moines history available online <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">C-SPAN was in Des Moines late last month to do interviews to feature the city's history as part of its 2014 Cities Tour.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/C-SPAN-features-on-Des-Moines-history-available-online/-3/248/64550 All Latest News Iowa environment for kids improves: annual Kids Count survey <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">Iowa moved up to third place from seventh in overall rankings in the&nbsp;</span><a shape="rect" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">annual Kids Count report</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">&nbsp;from the Annie E. Casey Foundation,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001mi1ISgz1mL-9yz-DrFJfe0ep-r0GDlXRdtbX3sid4iRQj7tcr5H8BbZLY4rAYMusyROOIi9tbJ40Xunuroaqe4s9NUZO-vIX8X5an8zROf6BpZ0Mnz__anpH4leU6ipUojW0EDyLvnz6KeGQGCGMDiHpoAeOZrSZ-chvHYXj93O-3p2M710bZj1riSTW5dtRt356jtAyVglcfDfzAjMZFFzTs78qgz6F5C6j_LHCnqC1QtX0XcT1flBZoWZFW10v" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">reports DesMoinesRegister.com</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Iowa-environment-for-kids-improves--annual-Kids-Count-survey/-3/248/64549 All Latest News Retail lagging other CRE segments <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Empty office and industrial spaces in Greater Des Moines are gaining tenants.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Retail-lagging-other-CRE-segments/-3/248/64546 All Latest News Iowa near the top for commercial development <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">The construction of commercial real estate properties generated $3 billion last year in Iowa, landing the state the No. 5 overall ranking in a national analysis of development activity.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Iowa-near-the-top-for-commercial-development/-3/248/64543 All Latest News Morning business headlines: 7-23-14 http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Morning-business-headlines--7-23-14/-3/248/64542 All Latest News DuPont Pioneer names VP of agricultural biotechnology <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">DuPont Pioneer announced today that Neal Gutterson has joined the company as vice president of agricultural biotechnology.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/DuPont-Pioneer-names-VP-of-agricultural-biotechnology/-3/248/64541 All Latest News O'Keefe retired as one of top marketing execs in the country <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Mary O'Keefe walked out the door with a national accolade when she retired June 30 as chief marketing officer for Principal Financial Group Inc.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/O-Keefe-retired-as-one-of-top-marketing-execs-in-the-country/-3/248/64540 All Latest News Walkability expert coming to Des Moines <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">National walkability expert Dan Burden will be in Des Moines on July 30 and 31 on behalf of the Greater Des Moines Age Friendly Cities project being led by AARP, as well as Healthy Polk 2020 and the city of Des Moines.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Walkability-expert-coming-to-Des-Moines/-3/248/64539 All Latest News Makers Faire in search of talent for inaugural Des Moines event <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Makers, crafters and performers are needed for the inaugural Des Moines Mini Maker Faire, scheduled to take place Sept. 1 at the Science Center of Iowa.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Makers-Faire-in-search-of-talent-for-inaugural-Des-Moines-event/-3/248/64538 All Latest News Des Moines has an up-and-coming downtown <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Des Moines has been recognized by Fortune as one of five U.S. cities with an up-and-coming downtown.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Des-Moines-has-an-up-and-coming-downtown/-3/248/64535 All Latest News Health care subsidies headed for Supreme Court <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; background-color: #ffffff;">Two U.S. appeals courts reached opposite conclusions on the legality of a key financing provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, increasing the chance of another showdown at the Supreme Court.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Health-care-subsidies-headed-for-Supreme-Court/-3/248/64534 All Latest News Disney business excellence seminar scheduled Sept. 16 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Walt Disney Co.'s best practices are coming to Greater Des Moines &nbsp;Sept. 16, hosted by the&nbsp;Central Iowa chapter of the Association for Talent Development.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Disney-business-excellence-seminar-scheduled-Sept--16/-3/248/64533 All Latest News Heartland Express net income up in second quarter <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Heartland Express Inc. announced second-quarter net income of $26.5 million, or 30 cents per share, up 3.9 percent from $19.1 million, or 23 cents per share, in 2013's second quarter.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Heartland-Express-net-income-up-in-second-quarter-/-3/248/64532 All Latest News Home sales accelerated in June <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Sales of existing homes rose last month to the fastest pace in eight months, according to the National Association of Realtors,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001OzpwEQTzMPj0fvaAN-lA28SDSN0fsqFitCnvvquJ982w77owhwDi66XN2unpilsOrN0Bb8ZJQCw7lANbVLP3JZuokm6y_G0LQh6_0Cb803BhnWWnW3KnXSucELy5XD6F96KQsQ7GscCrZNmCZvV508lJUSvtrgmuYPBNiFegwZKKTSytg_HtlfE-CF_VRqjANeHOuP0Cr-g=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Home-sales-accelerated-in-June/-3/248/64531 All Latest News Inflation edged up last month <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent in June, with gasoline accounting for two-thirds of the gain, according to the U.S. Department of Labor,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001OzpwEQTzMPj0fvaAN-lA28SDSN0fsqFitCnvvquJ982w77owhwDi66XN2unpilsOrN0Bb8ZJQCw7lANbVLP3JZuokm6y_G0LQh6_0Cb803BhnWWnW3KnXSucELy5XD6F96KQsQ7GscCrZNmCZvV509sYNhBMpKWg5KSuT7QF_xYNKFZzTB8AEqY6XzgwpLQmPtWkOctudgg=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Inflation-edged-up-last-month/-3/248/64530 All Latest News White House wants effective job-training strategies <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will put a spotlight on job-training programs today as part of a White House push to boost economic opportunities for middle-class Americans,&nbsp;<a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001JjEj4IeRAd6TZuagM36Snt6d5wAgIoZJNmbmEY77oWSxgoK0jufuSYMFHxVnA0LoBj8jV9dP8VrBq6FHRXASzX9nbAGITXz73_b2vH3BoZnt4uv-IRq786eTYLT8fdPirMYWS1Wyyqj9iUIlVtsJs-JCk8a8zR2K2Qt94O1vFbI5pJw03iy-kXHkqvWHm4sOCX7TMnRh1q8=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a>.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/White-House-wants-effective-job-training-strategies/-3/248/64528 All Latest News Morning business headlines: 7-22-14 http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Morning-business-headlines--7-22-14/-3/248/64527 All Latest News FBL names Wasilewski as chief operating officer for life companies <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">FBL Financial Group Inc. has promoted Raymond Wasilewski to chief operating officer of its life companies.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/FBL-names-Wasilewski-as-chief-operating-officer-for-life-companies/-3/248/64526 All Latest News Foreclosures down in May <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines foreclosure rate dropped to 1.16 percent, down nearly a full percentage point from the same period last year, according to research firm CoreLogic Inc.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Foreclosures-down-in-May/-3/248/64525 All Latest News Gannett reports rise in earnings <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Gannett Co. Inc., the media company that owns The Des Moines Register, said today that second-quarter net earnings increased by 78 percent to $208 million, or 90 cents per share,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001JjEj4IeRAd6TZuagM36Snt6d5wAgIoZJNmbmEY77oWSxgoK0jufuSYMFHxVnA0LoBj8jV9dP8VqnReBwEnaT6hR4QV42L6SDi1q4IeBwVym6VD-B2On9iNHFZj5b3M2lFVuljLh7C_rVtgv3Fmo4mfqGhsZFXZCXa8qXTFw3bgtaj9rHwHi84V4Wvh4o_PqENOtH-GA0LrQ=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">RTTNews reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Gannett-reports-rise-in-earnings/-3/248/64524 All Latest News Rockwell Collins third-quarter earnings down; acquisition boosts sales <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Rockwell Collins Inc. today reported a&nbsp;a 3.7 percent decrease in&nbsp;net income of $158 million, or $1.15 per share, in the fiscal third quarter ended June 30.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Default/-All-Latest-News/Article/Rockwell-Collins-third-quarter-earnings-down--acquisition-boosts-sales/-3/248/64523 All Latest News