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The Business News Headlines - 12 July 2018

Fast food workers caught a break today and that will impact wages. The markets shrugged off yesterdays sell off. A big boost, nationwide, on housing stock but still homes are selling way high. What happens when your sales promotion is too good? That pizza company has a problem and it's on the top of it's boxes...those stories and more along with a Small Business Spotlight and Cityview comes by to share stuff to do in the Metro. Click through for more! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Out to Lunch with Kristian Day Part Two

THe Out to Lunch series is so facinating that we can't get it all done in one segment. Here we pick up our conversation with film producer, writer, radio host, music lover, traveler, couch surfer and minimal living specialist Kristian Day...truly one of the more interesting people we know. Click through so you can get to know him too as we go Out to Lunch this week at Jesses Embers of Des Moines. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Business News Headlines 27 June 2018

So much going on today, as usual. The markets were down again today and some are talking about the "R-Word". Remember when we had a "Global Economy" wasn't that just a few months ago? No companies are struggling to figure out what to do to bring things back home...in light of tarffs. Disney gets a green light on the Fox deal and a couple of new restaurants open in the Des Moines Metro. The news markets and more are just a click away! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Opportunity for All - Out to Lunch with Seth Johnson

Get ready to be amazed. While we are proud of what the Greater Des Moines Metro has become there are still issues to face and most of those have to do with housing, transportation, education, employment and a host of items the United Way of Central Iowa is attempting to tackle. Here we go Out to Lunch at Jesses Embers with Seth Johnson of Opportunity-Fighting Poverty Together. We promise this will surprise and disturb you. 

 The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Business News Headlines 21 June 2018

Instagram says they now have one-billion users...and you're not yet using it for business? Also big news for online sales as the Supreme Court says states can collect sales tax from online retailers even if there is not a physical store in the state. A CEO is out due to a relationship. AT&T is offering a new system and they better the way they have been bleeding customers. Those stories, the markets and we'll have Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital in as we do Marketing for Business Episode 19 and then we'll get you ready for the weekend with Jeff Pitts and Parker Reed from Cityview with Stuff to DO.  Click through for the news on your time. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Marketing for Business - Episode 18 - The Death of Local Restaurants?

It's Marketing for Business Episode 18 and my co-host Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital is worried. He is worried that if locally owned restaurants (or really any locally owned business) doesn't take advantage of connecting with consumers by telling stories they are doomed because the "Big Guns" with all the money and all the social media experience are going to take them down. Sobering right? In this segment we talk about how a baseball team when from being lousy to the best without spending lots of money but knowing the data. If you are in business and want to stay there you might want to click through.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Business News Headlines 11 June 2018

There is a new war going on...this time over beef as IHOP becomes IHOb. Did you hear that Dominos is now fixing potholes? Hope for your community! We talked about this before how some executives seem to be padding their income through stock buy-backs. We've got that story update. Some gun dealers had their YouTube Channel taken down over the weekend. Those stories and more just a click away...enjoy! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Business News Headlines 4 June 2018

Global tensions? Trade War? Nah....forget about it!  It's the Business News Headlines for Monday the 4th of June...thanks for clicking through. We'll look at what happened today on Wall Street, we'll shy "goodbye" to Howard Shultz as well as Monsanto. Some airline news and an Iowa company buys Chris Craft...the iconic boat builder.  Those stories and more coming up today...just click thorugh for the business news on  your time. 

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Serious Hunger in Iowa a Conversation with Michelle Book

What does it mean to be "food insecure"? It's a good question and here Michelle Book from the Food Bank of Iowa shares with us the pain, frustration and health concerns that thousands of Iowans face each day. While Iowa feeds the world Iowans go hungry. Who are they, where do they live and what can we do about it? Good questions...here is Michelle from a conversation we had several months ago.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Marketing for Business Episode 16 with Sam Auen

It's Marketing for Business our weekly look at the success patterns of independent business people that dot the Greater Des Moines Metro. Today Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital and Michael Libbie from Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications open up the world of Sam Auen...and what a world it is. Sam is one of the most amazing and talented and outspoken restaurant owners in the region. He has tried and failed and got back up and tried and created success. From working for others to having pop-up restaurants to now Tacopocalypse in the East Village (where we recorded this segment) to Krunkwich on Ingersoll Sam is always inventing. How does he do that, who is his hero, where does he get his ideas, what about that riding hundreds of miles on a bike in the winter and what does he think about the restaurant offerings in the Metro. We asked those questions and more. Click through and meet Sam Auen. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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