Put away your cares and woes...turn that frown upside down...it's time for "Stuff to DO" in the Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. Yes, we laugh, giggle a bit and share Jeff's top picks of places to go. Like:
- Tea Time
- Zoo Stuff
- Garden Stuff
And much more. Hey....it's all in fun and if we upset anybody...we really are...sorry.
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It's the final week of January 2020 and the volatile nature of business has lots of stories today. On tap for you this Monday:
- Kobe Bryant and his business empire;
- GAP closed more stores yesterday;
- Johnson & Johnson says they are working on a new vaccine;
- The coronavirus and the stock market;
- Boeing gets a lifeline;
- Drug stores are running out of...facemasks.
Those stories plus...it's Monday and Laura Kinnard from Drake University, DMACC, The Runway at Southridge and the blog, DMBizMixer joins me to chat it up about business events in the greater Des Moines, Iowa area. Today we're talking about the AMA Experience, finding your key customer with the Iowa Center, getting some startup help, coworking, the 2020 economic outlook and much more. Oh...and the Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealer Association event this week. If you want us to highlight your business event it's #DMBizEvents on your social media and Laura will pick it up. Here is that conversation.
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It's Friday...and we've got the business news headlines coming to you from Arizona this week. On tap today:
- The employment picture in the U.S. just got more...fuzzy;
- Toyota moving production out of the United States;
- Boeing finding more issues with the 737 Max;
- Also the U.S. Air Force isn't too pleased with Boeing either;
- The Wall Street Report
- How much do evangelical leaders make...you won't find out;
- Heard of Peacock yet? You will today.
Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine is in with Stuff to Do in the Greater Des Moines Metro IF you can get there. Here is his report.
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It was nice while it lasted...think conflicting signals when it comes to China and Trade. It's the Tuesday Edition of the Business News Headlines. Today:
- Trump Trade Tariffs to stay in place;
- Wages & Restaurant Workers;
- Shake Shack gets inventive;
- It once was the world's largest airplane maker;
- Amazon and FedEx make nice;
- The Market Report from Wall Street;
- Work for Food? But, does it...work?
Those stories plus we get hyper-local with a fun couple Angela Carter from Skin - Body - Soul and Beau Fodor from Panache who are teaming up with their friends from Williams-Sonoma at the Jordan Creek Town Center. Listen as they chat about their business and a special event happening just in time for Valentine's Day. Also, if you pre-register for the event by calling Williams-Sonoma at 515-225-6613 we understand the first 25 people will receive a free VIP Bag. How neat is that? Ready? Go right here to listen.
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It's back to Monday and the 13th day of January...thanks for coming by. In the business news headlines today:
- There is a mystery in many American shopping malls;
- Five words that define our current state of economics;
- A signing event at the White House but....
- The markets delivered again today;
- Netflix shares surge and we'll tell you why;
- The brands you trust have much to do with your...age.
Those stories plus Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer.com is in to chat it up about business events in the Greater Des Moines Metro. Have a listen!
Thanks, again, for coming by.
Welcome to the Friday Edition of the business news headlines. Today we've got these stories ready for you:
- Anemic job numbers and wage growth put a damper on the week;
- More retail sales troubles;
- Why are brands leaving Amazon.com and what comes next;
- The Wall Street numbers for the day;
- Starter homes seem to be making a comeback.
Those stories plus a rare two-part conversation. This time it's about poverty in Iowa and the United States. That uncomfortable reality nobody seems to want to discuss. Today you'll hear from four activists who are bringing the Poor People's Campaign - A National Call for a Moral Revival to Des Moines, Iowa next week. Some stunning numbers and you may be surprised at just who the poor folks...are.
Part One of that interview with Rev. Jessica Petersen, labor leader John Campbell, activist Ayisha Al-Hassan and national organizer Clinton Wright can be heard here.
Part Two of the event scheduled for the 14th and 15th of January at the First Christian Church in the Drake Neighborhood can be heard here.
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In this, the first of two parts of a conversation with several Iowan's involved in the upcoming Iowa Event for the Poor People's Campaign, I sit down with Rev. Jessica Petersen, labor leader John Campbell, activist Ayisha Al-Hassan and national coordinator Clinton Wright. What is this national campaign about, how did they get involved, what are the political, social and business demands, who are the poor people that are impacted and much more. Iowa is one of 20 states to be visited by the national leadership of Rev.Dr. William J. Barber II and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis on Wednesday the 15th of January. Details about the Iowa "We Must Do More" event are right here.
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