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02Aug

Strategic Alliances Present Opportunities

By Portage County Business Council

Looking for ways to accelerate growth or to diversify your revenue stream? Engaging in strategic alliances or partnerships can be a great way to gain entry into new markets, to (continued).

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29Jul

Sustainable Business Impacts in Wisconsin — Present Accomplishments, Future Goals

By Kathy Marks

The recession has caused a lot of businesses to take a good, long look at how they do business. As they do so, sustainability initiatives will play a critical role. (continued).

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29Jul

Sustainable Education — Wisconsin’s Strengths and Weaknesses

By Kathy Marks

The 2009 Wisconsin Sustainable Business Report, sponsored by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource’s Green Tier program provides a variety of sustainability baselines for (continued).

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28Jul

Bill Could Present a Redevelopment Opportunity for Stevens Point

By Portage County Business Council

Congressman Dave Obey recently announced the passing of the FY 2011 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development bill by the Appropriations Committee. It’s now on to the full House and Senate (continued).

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27Jul

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

By Portage County Business Council

Lowering business costs is at the top of everyone’s list and a recent article by Dana Olson, President and CEO, Ecodev in Area Development Online points out how relocating to a community (continued).

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27Jul

Foreign Subsidies Hurt U.S. Paper Industry

By Kathy Marks

So says a new report, “No Paper Tiger,” issued by the Economic Policy Institute. Further, notes author Usha Haley, “Since 2000, China has increased paper production three-fold to assume a (continued).

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23Jul

Think Wisconsin Needs Bold Action to Spur Venture Capitalism?

By Kathy Marks

So does the non-profit, non-partisan Wisconsin Technology Council. In their newly released white paper, “Looking to the future: A case for bold action” the Council provides a long list of (continued).

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