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Buzzwords come and go. According to the Global Language Monitor, which tracks English language usage and compiles a yearly list of the top 50 business buzzwords, 2013 was the year of proactive, monetize, transparency, and win-win, among others.  

St. Charles' RePurpose says 'YES!' to Milwaukee Youth

Jul 25, 2014
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Helping youth get that critical experience is at the heart of the mission of the Youth Employment Services, or YES, program. It’s run by the Milwaukee nonprofit St. Charles Youth and Family Services, Inc., a social service agency that serves at-risk youth and their families.

Last year, St. Charles’ opened RePurpose, a non-profit resale shop in Sherman Park, to serve as a training ground for these young people to learn on-the-job work skills.

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Next week, people from across a diverse group of disciplines will converge on UW-Milwaukee's Zelazo Center to talk about innovation - but not necessarily in the sense of invention.

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Milwaukee's long-declining downtown shopping mall, the Shops of Grand Avenue, is again on the block.

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Though Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport has seen passenger travel drop in the last couple of years, some analysts think the trend may turn.

Not only are current carriers in the market stabilizing, but new reports suggest the airport is actively trying to recruit low-cost international carriers.

Milwaukee Business Journal reporter Stacy Vogel Davis says though the overall trend has continued downward, December numbers showed a modest increase in passengers using the Milwaukee airport.

The Water Council

The idea that Milwaukee could someday become the hub for the world’s freshwater technology innovations has been talked about enough that it seems that it’s a long-held belief by community leaders.

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Boston Store will remain as the west-end anchor of the Shops of Grand Avenue after it agreed this week to four-year lease extension, contingent on city support.

Milwaukee Business Journal

For more than thirty years, the weekly newspaper, the Business Journal of Milwaukee, has specialized in business and economic news around southeastern Wisconsin.

Milwaukee Family Creates Popular 'HoodiePet'

Dec 19, 2013
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Like Linus of Peanuts fame, many kids wish they could still hold onto their baby blankets, while still looking cool. A Milwaukee mom and her family have tapped into that desire and come up with one of the season's hot products.

University Club of Milwaukee

Even though GM made big news by appointing a female CEO, one leading Milwaukee businesswoman says Corporate America still has a long way to go.

Wisconsin Energy

It’s been eight years since Dick Abdoo stepped down as Chairman of the Wisconsin Energy Corporation, of which We Energies is a subsidiary.

What Do Milwaukee's Young Professional Groups Do?

Nov 21, 2013
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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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For the first time, Wisconsin’s state economic development arm is targeting business development specifically in the African-American community. 

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

University Club

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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