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Archive of: Sales & Marketing Biz Report

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Home sales statewide hit record

The Wisconsin Realtors Association released statewide home sale figures for February, showing the ongoing story of limited listings driving home sale prices higher.

March 2018

Time to nominate family businesses!

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Wisconsin Family Business Awards celebrating the accomplishments and impact of family owned businesses around the state.

January 2018

Walker looks to attract young workers

Gov. Scott Walker has asked the state legislature to approve $6.8 million for a targeted campaign to battle a worker shortage and attract veterans, young professionals, and University of Wisconsin alumni to live and work in Wisconsin.

November 2017

Lands’ End, Weather Channel partner

Dodgeville-based Lands’ End won a bid to outfit The Weather Channel’s on-air crew, including Jim Cantore, who reported live from Dodgeville as a kickoff for the two-year arrangement.

November 2017

Dane County vies for Amazon’s HQ2

Dane County has thrown its hat in the ring, hoping to lure the next Amazon plant and up to 50,000 “high-paying” jobs to the area.

October 2017

City billboard rule challenged again

Adams Outdoor Advertising, no stranger to legal battles over billboard placement and alteration, is appealing to the Urban Design Commission the city’s earlier denial regarding 22 of its elevated signs.

October 2017

Sales up for Duluth Trading, Lands' End

With a dozen more retail stores open for business compared to last year, Belleville-based Duluth Trading Co. reported an increase in sales during its second fiscal quarter that ended July 30.

September 2017

Council approves sandwich board rules

The Madison City Council agreed to allow businesses to legally place promotional sandwich boards outside their establishments if they get a permit first.

September 2017

EatStreet launches TV campaign

Propelled by its rapid growth, EatStreet will launch a national television campaign that will run across the Big Ten Network during football games this fall.

August 2017

Sidewalk signs could soon hit Madison streets

Madison’s Urban Design Commission approved a framework for allowing street signs — often referred to as sandwich boards — outside of city storefronts, but it wants the city to include language directing the rules for such signage, including quality, placement, and number of signs allowed.

June 2017
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