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City celebrates economic growth and tourism development, wins year 2021-2022

City leaders and community members gathered at Point of Honor Thursday to celebrate economic development and tourism wins and talk about what’s to come. Marjette Upshur, director of the Office of Economic Development and Tourism (OEDT), said the collective focus in the Office of Economic Development and Tourism is to lead efforts to retain, expand …

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Facebook Marketplace will no longer allow businesses to list cars

Photo: Jim Watson/AFP (Getty Images) Searching for a used car on Facebook Marketplace might seem a little less sketchy than, say, using Craigslist, but those who want to certainly have ways to game the system. It’s not terribly uncommon for dealerships to list duplicate cars for sale, often at absurdly low prices in multiple locations. …

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Fifth Third Foundation and National Urban League Mark Workforce Development Month, Celebrate Workforce Development Program Success

Post it 2 hours ago Submitted by Thursday Tuesday Bancorp CINCINNATI, Sept. 29, 2022 /CSRwire/ – The Fifth Third Foundation and the National Urban League are honoring September’s Workforce Development Month by announcing results from the first year of a collaborative workforce development program that provides career development opportunities through upskilling and upskilling services to …

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Florida’s volatile insurance market may not be able to handle Hurricane Ian

In this aerial view, vehicles drive through a flooded area after Hurricane Ian passed on September 29, 2022 in Fort Myers, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Hurricane Ian has left much of Southwest Florida in a disaster zone, and the storm is on track to upset one of the nation’s most volatile insurance markets. …

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“Innovation-driven Investment and Financing Project Matching” debuts at MIF

MACAO, September 24 – 【27th MIF】 “Innovation-driven Investment and Financing Project Matching” Debuts at MIF The 27thu Macau International Trade and Investment Fair (27u MIF) will once again highlight the four major industries this year, with the MIF-themed business matching session ‘Innovation-driven Investment and Financing Project Matching’ held on the first day of the event …

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“Innovation-driven Investment and Financing Project Matching” debuts at MIF

MACAO, September 24 – 【27th MIF】 “Innovation-driven Investment and Financing Project Matching” Debuts at MIF The 27thu Macau International Trade and Investment Fair (27u MIF) will once again highlight the four major industries this year, with the MIF-themed business matching session ‘Innovation-driven Investment and Financing Project Matching’ held on the first day of the event …

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Virginia is moving to regulate a high-cost small business financing option

A complex and often high-cost financing option for small businesses is about to get easier under a state Corporations Commission order that dictates what providers must tell users. The option, called sales-based financing, is an advance of money to a small business that the small business repays with a set portion of daily sales. Basically, …

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How technology and data can be used to increase merchant performance

The volume and efficiency of cross-border payments have grown significantly over the last decade. Statista figures show that, in 2018, US$124 trillion was made in cross-border payments. By 2022, this had grown to $150.7 trillion. Based on these transaction figures, it is predicted that the volume of cross-border payments will continue to increase annually. There …

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Think you’re ready to raise money? Your business must meet these 3 milestones first.

Opinions expressed by Businessman contributors are their own. I recently had to stop several founders in the middle of their fundraising struggles. It wasn’t because their idea didn’t have potential. It wasn’t because they weren’t great founders. It was because it was obvious to me that their startup was nowhere near ready for funding. I …

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SmartLam North America and Peak Renewables Announce $92 Million Investment | Local news

Economic development projects involving an engineered wood products company and a Canadian wood pellet manufacturer will lead to a combined investment of $92 million and 70 new jobs in Houston County, as well as the potential for significant impact on the forest products sectors in Alabama and the southeast. The Dothan division of SmartLam North …

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