RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Retail & Business http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-25T03:38:17.0209822Z 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 Partnership to host diversity roundtable, multicultural reception <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines Partnership will hold a Diversity and Inclusion Roundtable on July 30 and a Multicultural Reception on Aug. 26.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Partnership-to-host-diversity-roundtable--multicultural-reception/179/854/64486 Retail & Business Pappajohn and Patel are keynote speakers for Venture School launch <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Hotel developer and startup investor Ravi Patel will join entrepreneur John Pappajohn at 5 p.m.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Pappajohn-and-Patel-are-keynote-speakers-for-Venture-School-launch/179/854/64458 Retail & Business Nominations open for Iowa Restaurant Association annual awards <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Iowa Restaurant Association is accepting nominations for its annual Iowa's Restaurateur, Chef and Employee of the Year awards.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Retail---Business/Retail---Business/Article/Nominations-open-for-Iowa-Restaurant-Association-annual-awards/179/854/64448 Retail & Business