Private Companies and Nonprofits

Burger King bid puts fast food business in spotlight

Wall Street gobbled up shares of fast-food monarch Burger King on Monday, following word that the

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Business features: Carnies, damsels, scams and beer

It’s been a month or so since the last edition of Quicktips and those scraps of

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August is month for being thrifty, counting resales

Over the weekend a neighbor hefted a brightly-colored plastic outdoor play set and proudly noted that

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Finger-food trends are replacing cupcakes .. or are they?

The headline-making saga of the Crumbs Bake Shop company – the cupcake chain that closed all

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Road building is local business

The federal Highway Trust Fund is projected to run out of money on August 1.   Congress

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Fresh peg on new domain names

Looking for a business story that spans the corporate world, small companies and even consumers &

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Quick tips: Offbeat business stories

Maybe this column should be called “quirky tips” instead of “quick tips,” because I can’t resist

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Mosquitos: Consumers itch and businesess profit

As one of those lucky people generally ignored by stinging and biting insects, it was dismaying

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Self-publishing industry empowers local authors

Several of the best new books I’ve read lately have had one thing in common: They’ve lacked

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Auto repair offers local economic indicator

Today kicks off Automotive Service Professionals Week, an industry observance that runs June 9-15, according to

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