Business

Eastern Iowa Airport developing strategic plan

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Eastern Iowa Airport, with input from its staff, the Cedar Rapids Airport Commission and the public, will be developing a ... »

GoDaddy to shift 130 jobs to downtown Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — Competition among cities in the Cedar Rapids metro area for employers and jobs turned into a bit of a clash of incentive offe ... »

Report looks at Corridor’s strengths, barriers

Corridor companies believe the region has a high quality of life an educational opportunities, but say the lack of available skilled workers is the ... »

State awards tech start-up grants

Five Iowa technology businesses, including three in the Corridor, have been awarded grants by the Iowa Economic Development Authority Board.

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Midwest business conditions improve in June

Business conditions in Iowa and eight other states in the upper Midwest improved in June, according to a monthly survey of

supply managers. ... »

Record U.S. soybean crop planted

The nation’s farmers have planted a record soybean crop while reducing corn acreage by 2 percent from last year.

The U.S. Department o ... »

My Biz: Ushering in historic perspective at Ushers Ferry

Most people know that owning an older home comes with fixer-upper challenges.

Few people, however, would be willing to take on the challenges ... »

Iowa City church requests judicial review of Chauncey rezoning

IOWA CITY — The local battle between Iowa City’s Trinity Episcopal Church and a 15-story tower planned for construction next door is ... »

ConAgra to exit private label business

ConAgra Foods, the maker of Slim Jim beef jerky and Chef Boyardee pasta, plans to exit its struggling private label foods business, which has suffe ... »

Happiness and the Life of Riley Index

The cost of being independently upper-middle class declined a bit in the last year. But just a bit. So don’t expect any shouts of joy here & ... »

Farmers may need crop loss payments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Severe weather conditions in the week that ended Sunday sharply reduced the number of days Iowa farmers had for planting thei ... »

More banks, merchants converting to EMV chip cards

Consumers soon won't have to swipe their credit cards at the check-out counter.

The United States is making the move to Europay, MasterCard ... »

Medical coders get tips for transition to new system

CORALVILLE — Communication was the theme at the Code It Right conference last week as medical coders prepare for a massive transition to a n ... »

SNAP assistance use rises at farmers markets

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients are making more purchases at roadside farm stands, farmers markets and directly from local far ... »

Northey: Rebuilding Iowa’s egg-laying industry will take time

DES MOINES – Iowa’s bird flu outbreak wiped out nearly half of the state’s 60 million egg-laying chickens and it likely will t ... »