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The Business News Headlines 15 August 2018

Might it be that trade wars are turning into financial wars?  That could be very scary. It's the Business News Hour Headlines for Wednesday the 15th of August, thanks for coming by. Also today the markets fell and we'll share why. President Trump, it is said, is about to issue a change in "Buy American" and we'll share what that might be. We know what you've been spending money on and we've got the numbers to prove it. Those stories and more along with a trip to Rural America to learn more about running a restaurant there. Times tough or moving forward? Burke Risetter from the Grid Iron Grill and Sports Bar shares his story. 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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The Restaurant Business in Rural America - Meet Burke Risetter

We headed out of the Des Moines Metro to Webster City, Iowa where we did a piece about rural economic development using the tools a small town already has. Our guest was Deb Brown from Rural that Works an upcoming seminar that, yep you guessed it, takes place in Rural Iowa. We met at the Grid Iron Grill and Sports Bar a great eatery just east of Webster City. After our visit with Deb we sat down with owner Burke Risetter who has been wrangling the place for the past ten years. We think you'll enjoy this story....

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 24 - Internal Marketing Issues

You can call it internal marketing or branding or just plain marketing. Here in Episode 24 of Marketing for Business Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital and Michael Libbie from Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications talk about steps you can take for your company to really start to focus on what your customers want. What they do not want is more noise...which is largely what many businesses offer. Take some time to listen to this two-part piece...we think you'll learn much. 

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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DSM Magazine and Restaurant Week with Kris Maggard

Our friend Kris Maggard has been with DSM Magazine for years, rising through the ranks to become the Publisher. Here we talk about the magazine, its focus and more. Then we dive into the 11th Annual Restaurant Week adventure that starts on 17 August. We'll talk about why August, who participates, how restaurants get picked and a new twist this year. A reminder that it's wise to make advance reservations AND if you would like to see the menus of the participating restaurants...here you go!

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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The Business News Headlines 1 August 2018

It was quite a day on Wall Street, Wells Fargo has to cough up over $2 billion in a fine, IHOP says IHOB was a success, Tesla troubles, beer drinking is on the rocks and a couple of great interviews. First up from TECNA the Technology Council of North America we'll chat with Douglas Robertson and Ryan Weber and then our friend Jack Lashier started a new career and the 70 year-old ain't slowing down. Come on in...we're sure you'll learn something. 

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 Elizabeth Presutti of DART

Our Out to Lunch series is where we enjoy lunch and a business conversation with a thought leader and you are invited to drop in to listen. Today we were Out to Lunch at Jessie's Embers with the Chief Executive Officer of the Des Moines Regional Transit Authority, Elizabeth Presutti. In this first part we talk a bit about who she is and why she is so pumped about the Greater Des Moines Metro. We'll also cover trends in transportation, the many changes going on in the Metro and where, perhaps we are headed. Self driving vehicles also make an appearance. Join us as we go Out to Lunch with Elizabeth Presutti: 

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 & Interviews 24 July 2018

It's the business news on your time. Today Ivanka Trump says goodbye to fashion, Google saves the markets, more tax cuts on the way, farmers about to get bail out, not only home sales suffering so too are motorcycle sales. Those stories the markets and more today with just a click through.  Also today in our additional sections we'll learn more about America's Job Honor Awards from Kyle Horn and our host for the past month for Out to Lunch has been Jesses Embers. Today Dena Edelstein talks about her business. 

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 Jesses Embers

Our host for Out to Lunch with the Business News Hour these past few weeks has been Jesses Embers and we've had a blast. Here we visit with Deena Edelstein who, along with Marty Scarpino own and operate this jewel on Ingersoll. The place has been around for decades and so too have many of the staff. But you are going to love this throw-back to a different era. We do. On a personal note we wish Marty a full and complete recovery from a recent health scare. We saw him today and he's looking great.  Click through to learn more about this wonderful little restaurant.

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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The Business News Headlines - 10 July 2018

More of you are quiting your jobs...why? One word: Wages. The markets love the earnings season and we'll tell you by how much. There was a legal decision today and Monsanto will not like it. Another blue-collar career could be going away and it's not because the company moved the jobs it is because technology, once again, has struck. Those stories and more and then it's Marketing for Business Episode 21 with Phil K. James and I. Two segments today. 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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Marketing for Business Episode 21 - Part Two Retail Troubles

We've talked before how locally owned retail can beat the pants off of big box but only if they are doing things right...all the time. Here we offer up the story of Trader Joes and then launch into a conversation about failing to meet the basic needs of consumers which sends them away...forever...and to the Internet to shop. Here is Phil K. James from Good Milkshake and Michael Libbie from Insight Advertising, Marketing and Communications and Marketing for Business Episode 21 Part Two. 

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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