RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Retail & Business http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-30T19:15:18.6528226Z Hy-Vee to build second store in Twin Cities <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Hy-Vee Inc., which announced earlier this year that it is entering the Minneapolis-St. Paul market, said this week that it will build a store in the suburb of Oakdale.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Hy-Vee-to-build-second-store-in-Twin-Cities/179/854/64641 Retail & Business Last day to register for International Traders dinner <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Today is the last day to register for the International Traders of Iowa annual dinner meeting to be held at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates on Aug. 7.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Last-day-to-register-for-International-Traders-dinner/179/854/64629 Retail & Business Measuring the economy one pickup truck at a time <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Buying a pickup is affirmation that times are good - or at least getting better. If would-be truck owners are downshifting into cheaper cars, that's not a good sign for the economy,&nbsp;<a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001qfhKPlYj47TSn2uLV-3aYhTJnl_t17zx3oCCLm6iGeC297G90mrAqiFEH76N9a5_kFbnfzQ0eqAAaI5jyk6gw3tJqhaliHkoKcx_gAWEjmUHx1xDnWzeYJBDAvJ6Jg4kaLrZ_BSpO6IDGi1KD82jSvvOLj5G87frGeB9z6BGbnb8EBg0Yt3MS7yp1hUxtDeQ8mzwRfe7-SmzfM5EpMAJv2AM2Jknc_OPNQIslP8vSjo=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="color: #1a63a1;">says The Washington Post</a>.&nbsp;</span></p> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Measuring-the-economy-one-pickup-truck-at-a-time/179/854/64618 Retail & Business NASCAR racer to sport "Get to Know Newton" logo <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Skiff Medical Center in Newton announced that it has partnered with the Newton Daily News and KCOB radio in Newton to fund a "Get to Know Newton" promotion involving NASCAR rising star Jesse Little and his K&amp;N Pro Series race team at Iowa Speedway on Friday.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/NASCAR-racer-to-sport--Get-to-Know-Newton--logo/179/854/64615 Retail & Business Your Friday Five: Takeaways from the week's business news http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Your-Friday-Five--Takeaways-from-the-week-s-business-news/179/854/64598 Retail & Business 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/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Des-Moines-ranked-No--2-city-for-business/179/854/64553 Retail & Business 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/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Kum---Go-hires-Pleasant-Hill-mayor-as-manager-of-sustainability/179/854/64552 Retail & Business 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/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Inflation-edged-up-last-month/179/854/64530 Retail & Business Fast-food giants face safety scandal in China <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">McDonald's Corp. and Yum Brands Inc. are facing a new food safety scare in China,&nbsp;<a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0012v4zKnutwmmaIezQTXf0tDp_gcmN8YhCrdK8F0dzezQVYVKVElT5lK0npfkV8YPRszBuhLQimfoFalb6SeVuaXnEtWUn8xi-Or2MudfQVDRMs-geCNy-cpxrm8g6Oly6DU2cxwRGOBlhuVP2YMN984TujKwRyibZYXG1h6Up6P4C8LWSCnt5b1s3fheYU7w6iZElKBaaF5M=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a>.</span></div> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;"><br /> </span></div> <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Fast-food-giants-face-safety-scandal-in-China/179/854/64519 Retail & Business Aldi co-founder Albrecht dies <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Karl Albrecht, the reclusive German businessman who became one the world's wealthiest people after co-founding the Aldi discount supermarket chain in the 1960s, has died,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0012v4zKnutwmmaIezQTXf0tDp_gcmN8YhCrdK8F0dzezQVYVKVElT5lK0npfkV8YPRszBuhLQimfq-a_1szaoO8-Wg74p3DC_A5-tFBxQ68svjgNiEvyJ547vsEoWXdS16oNUBYg1SyvCks0kQuWnEtXErhPPxZL6onX7R8T7JVFmhgz5qAPhlqoI6KbfK4uw69oojcq82MPbEmDFYwnTMWh--2xy2IBII" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Bloomberg reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Aldi-co-founder-Albrecht-dies/179/854/64518 Retail & Business SBA hosts free disaster preparedness webinar <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Small business owners seeking to develop a disaster plan can learn how to take the first steps through a free one-hour webinar at 1 p.m. Aug. 5.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/SBA-hosts-free-disaster-preparedness-webinar/179/854/64515 Retail & Business