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

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

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Florida’s Shaky Insurance Market Might Not Cope With Hurricane Ian

Vehicles drive through a flooded area after Hurricane Ian passed through Fort Myers, Florida, on September 29, 2022, in this aerial view. Photograph: Joe Raedle (Getty Pictures) Hurricane Ian has turned much of southwestern Florida into a disaster zone, and the storm is on its way to upsetting one of the most volatile insurance markets …

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Fifth Third Foundation and National Urban League Marks Workforce Development Month, Celebrates Success of Workforce Development Program

Posted in 3 hours ago Posted by Fifth Third Bancorp CINCINNATI, September 29, 2022 /CSRwire/ – The Fifth Third Foundation and the National Urban Association commemorate September’s Workforce Development Month by announcing the results of the first year of a collaborative workforce development program that provides career development opportunities through upskilling and reskilling services to …

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Virginia moves to regulate a high-cost small business financing option

A complex and often costly financing option for small businesses will become easier to follow, with a Government Agency Commission order determining what providers should tell users. Called sales-based financing, the option is a cash advance that a small business repays with a set portion of daily sales. Basically, the deal, also known as a …

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How can technology and data be used to improve vendor performance?

The volume and efficiency of cross-border payments have increased significantly over the past decade. Figures from Statista show that US$124 trillion was made in cross-border payments in 2018. By 2022 that had grown to $150.7 trillion. According to these transaction figures, it is predicted that the volume of cross-border payments will continue to increase every …

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Sell ​​These 3 Fun Stocks Before They Drop Any More

High inflation and other macroeconomic headwinds hit the leisure and entertainment industry. The market is expected to remain under pressure as the Fed maintains its hawkish stance. So it might be wise to avoid the fundamentally weak entertainment stocks Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE), Genius Sports (GENI), and fuboTV (FUBO) as they could fall even …

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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 producer will result in a combined $92 million investment and 70 new jobs in Houston County, as well as the potential for significant impact on the forest products industries in Alabama and the Southeast. SmartLam North America’s Dothan Division plans to …

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