Lovell leaves strong legacy at UWM

After a national search, Marquette University decided that the best candidate to be its next president was sitting in an office five miles across town. More »

By Steve Jagler > April 22, 2014

Reporter's notebook: Time to rethink Wisconsin Center District?

(Editor's note: BizTimes reporter Dan Shafer shares some additional commentary from the panelists at the Milwaukee Press Club's “Behind the Headlines” event held April 17 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center about the future of the... More »

By Dan Shafer > April 21, 2014

Sheboygan says 'nein' to Germany

Sheboygan-based Johnsonville Sausage LLC says it “as much amused as it is surprised” that the European Union, in negotiating the terms of a new trade deal with the United States, is pushing to trademark several different foods, including... More »

By Steve Jagler > April 18, 2014

Take stock of your financial house

In his bestseller, “Good to Great,” author Jim Collins reveals that great business leaders have hearty appetites for the unadulterated truth, the “brutal facts,” but truth about what? More »

By David Hoover > April 17, 2014

Retail spending rebounds as winter recedes

Retail spending is heating up, as the tenaciously terrible winter loosens its grip on much of the country. More »

By Jack Ablin > April 16, 2014

Common sense is not so common

A few weeks back I dropped into a grocery store to buy gelato for a friend who had a stroke. Irish Stout was the flavor of the day. More »

By Bob Chernow > April 15, 2014

Why a three-year-old should lead strategy on your next campaign

Some agencies perfect the art of the “yes man.” With a cheery nod and an overly energetic pep to its step, the company scampers off and does exactly what the client has outlined for it. Best. Agency. EVER. Right? More »

By Bruce Dierbeck > April 14, 2014

Beware income tax fraud

As April 15 approaches, more and more taxpayers are getting a nasty surprise as they discover someone already has claimed their tax refund. More »

By Dale Hammernik > April 11, 2014

Wisconsin passes Social Media Protection Act, affecting state employers

Wisconsin law took a big step forward to keep up with changing technology on Tuesday, April 7, when Gov. Scott Walker signed off on the Wisconsin Social Media Protection Act. Effective today, employers need to be aware of the information they can... More »

By Jesse Dill > April 10, 2014

Hank the Dog shares view from the luxury suite

BizTimes will publish “The Executive,” a special new supplement featuring Luxury Living, on April 28. More »

By Steve Jagler > April 8, 2014

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