Business

Economy & Business
4:36 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

What Do Milwaukee's Young Professional Groups Do?

Young professionals gather at a Newaukee and FUEL Milwaukee event at Millioke Restaurant.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Milwaukee Magazine Associate Editor Matthew Hrodey.

Since it came on the scene four years ago, the organization known as Newaukee has connected thousands of Milwaukee’s young professionals.

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Economy & Business
2:23 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

New Loan Options Encourage Wisconsin's African-American Entrepreneurship

A new loan offered by WEDC and Milwaukee's African-American Chamber of Commerce will help African-American-owned businesses.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Reed Hall, secretary of the WEDC, and Dr. Eve Hall, president of the African-American Chamber of Commerce.

For the first time, Wisconsin’s state economic development arm is targeting business development specifically in the African-American community. 

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Regional
2:05 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Stone Creek Spills the Beans on Selecting the Best Coffee

Lake Effect's Nathan Royster tours Stone Creek Coffee's 5th Street Factory with Christian Ott.

When it comes to coffee, most of us are thinking no further than brewing and drinking it.

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Economy & Business
1:32 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Local CEO Blasts Temporary Debt Crisis Fix, Partisan Politics

Gehl Foods CEO Katherine Gehl (right) speaks with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich about the dairy industry, recall elections and government debt.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Gehl's Foods CEO Katherine Gehl.

For all of the transformation of Wisconsin’s economy in the past thirty years, the state is still known as the epicenter of the dairy industry. 

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Economy & Business
4:44 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Business Journal of Milwaukee Celebrates 30 Years

The Business Journal of Milwaukee celebrates 30 years in print with a special issue.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Business Journal of Milwaukee's Mark Sabljak and Mark Kass.

It was 30 years ago that the Business Journal of Milwaukee printed its first issue. 

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Economy & Business
9:21 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Plan Underway to Convert Wauwatosa's Warehouses Into Shopping Center

One of the many sketches in the works for the Mayfair Collection, opening in April 2014.
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A Chicago developer may be setting a precedent as it repurposes Wauwatosa’s warehouses into a shopping center.

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Economy & Business
4:11 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

U.S. Postal Service Turns to Local Business for Innovation, Cost Savings

Quad Graphics facility
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Lake Effect's Amy Kiley reports on a new business partnership Quad Graphics has with the US Postal Service.

Quad/Graphics of Wisconsin is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to overcome the financial challenges of the digital age.

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Economy & Business
4:00 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Kenosha Aggressive in Developing Chrysler, Other Sites

After the controversial closure of the Chrysler engine plant in Kenosha, the city made an aggressive deal with involved parties to repurpose the site.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Business Journal of Milwaukee reporter Sean Ryan.

In the last several years, our southern neighbors in the city of Kenosha have seen a healthy amount of commercial and industrial real estate development.

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Economy & Business
10:00 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Game Shows Air as WTMJ, Time Warner Feud Enters Lightning Round

WTMJ-TV's offices, circa 2006
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews the Business Journal of Milwaukee's Rich Kirchen over the feud between Time Warner Cable and WTMJ 4.

Time Warner Cable subscribers in the Milwaukee area have been missing a key local part of their cable lineup for nearly a month now.

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Economy & Business
11:31 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Colectivo is the new Alterra: Fowler Explains the Name Change

The same taste of Alterra can be found in Colectivo.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with Lincoln Fowler, co-founder and co-owner of Colectivo Coffee.

Colectivo is the new Alterra and a lot of people are needing a strong cup of coffee to swallow the news.

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