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The year 2013 ended with a flourish, at least as far as business news goes.  A development from mid-December tops the list of biggest stories of the year for the Business Journal of Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Family Creates Popular 'HoodiePet'

Dec 19, 2013
hoodiepet.com

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.

Susan Bence

Most restaurants that compost stick to vegetable scraps and coffee grounds. But one Milwaukee restaurant will soon compost as much as it can - even customers' leftovers - thanks to a new pilot program.

Marti Mikkelson

In hopes of jump-starting Milwaukee's Bronzeville neighborhood, leaders held a day-long brainstorming session.

LaToya Dennis

The biggest shopping surge of the year is approaching. Customers line up outside big box stores such as Best Buy and Wal-Mart for the deals they offer on Black Friday – or perhaps this year, on Black Thanksgiving evening.

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
Newaukee Facebook

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

Photos.com

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. 

Business Journal of Milwaukee Celebrates 30 Years

Oct 25, 2013
Business Journal Facebook

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

Marti Mikkelson

The city of South Milwaukee has taken a punch. Its largest employer Caterpillar has laid off nearly half its workforce in recent months.

REJblog

A Chicago developer may be setting a precedent as it repurposes Wauwatosa’s warehouses into a shopping center.

Quad Graphics

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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