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How 5 retailers have responded to online-shopping trends

Wal-Mart announced last week that it will be closing 269 stores in the U.S. and internationally. About 10,000 jobs will be lost in the process.

January 25, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Controlled trial shows benefits of workplace flexibility

It's official: I'm a work-life balance nerd.

January 24, 2016 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Who has spent the most money on their campaign so far?

The 2016 election is expected to be the most expensive election to date. Bloomberg says that the price tag may be almost $10 billion, doubling the cost of the 2012 election.

January 24, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Why work gives you a headache (Hint: it’s not your boss)

You come into the office. The lights are off. Everything’s quiet and everyone’s relaxed.

January 24, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Great Bend Board of Realtors announce merger

The Great Bend Board of Realtors has announced its merger with several other area real estate boards to create a new entity known as The Great Plains Association of Realtors. In response to new guidelines recently handed down from The National Association of Realtors, the professional real estate boards of Great Bend, Salina, Russell and The Flint Hills have merged to create the new organization. With its headquarters in Salina, The Great Plains Association of Realtors is now a larger regional professional organization. However, on a local basis, no significant changes will occur as each of the previously individual boards ...

January 24, 2016 | | Business


Saint Francis Community Services hires Director for Clover House

Saint Francis Community Services (SFCS) announced today that Melanie Miller Garrett, LSCSW, has joined the nonprofit child and family services provider as Director of Clover House, a new, Restorative Residential program for survivors of human trafficking.

January 24, 2016 | | Business


OPI’s Chapman, Doyle earn advanced Canon certifications

Office Products Inc. announced that two of its veteran service technicians recently earned additional certifications in advanced Canon copiers.

January 20, 2016 | | Business


Winter home sales may not always be a chilly proposition

For many, selling a home in the summer is as easy as jumping into a refreshing swimming pool. Trying to move that same home in the winter may come off more like trying to muscle through a foot-deep bank of snow.

January 20, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Gender inequality in the workplace goes beyond the "pay gap"

It's 2016 and women are represented in nearly every profession. The wage gap narrowed to less than 5 percent, according to one analysis in The Wall Street Journal, after accounting for various factors such as hours worked and career choice.

January 20, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


St. Rose adds Vitamin D test to menu at blood screenings

If you compare the costs of a fractured bone to the cost of the Vitamin D test – well, there is no comparison, said Jill Doerfler, M.D.

January 18, 2016 | | Business


Animal Medical Center offers stem cell therapy

From day one, Dr. Nels Lindberg has been proud of his clinic's technology and commitment to state-of-the-art veterinary practices. But Animal Medical Center's most recent addition to its ever-growing list of services is probably one of the most scientific therapies offered in the area.

January 18, 2016 | | Business


New heart monitors mean faster test results

Doctors are enjoying the faster results being provided by Great Bend Regional Hospital, now that its Cardiopulmonary department is offering new Holter monitors for patients being tested for heart conditions. The Phillips Zymed Holter Monitors offer many benefits for patients and their referring physicians.

January 18, 2016 | | Business


Work stress, anxiety on the rise worldwide, study shows

We're almost two weeks into the new year, and I'm still struggling to get into a good post-holiday groove.

January 18, 2016 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


How true are Obama's claims about the economy?

In President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address Tuesday, he made some bold claims about the economy.

January 17, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions employees attain QKA designation

Nicole Potter, Kyleen Maneth and Phylleicia Clawson of CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions have recently passed all of the required exams to attain their QKA (Qualified 401(k) Administrator) designation through ASPPA (American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries). These exams include the Retirement Plan Fundamentals (RPF-1 & RPF-2) exams, the Administrative and Qualification Issues of Retirement Plans (DC-1) exam and, the Administrative Issues of Defined Contribution Plans (DC-2) exam.

January 17, 2016 | | Business


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Local accountants earn Lean Six Sigma Certification

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) is pleased to announce that Chris Halbleib, CPA and Nicole Zink, CPA recently achieved the CPA Green Belt certification ...

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Country Place® Senior Living celebrates 13 years

This week Country Place Senior Living assisted living residence celebrates 13 years as part of the Hoisington community.

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Mike Boys joins Panzer Insurance

Panzer Insurance announces that H. Mike Boys, LUTCF has joined the agency as a Licensed Customer Sales Representative effective December 2015. Mike originally retired in ...

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Birthing Classes for expecting mothers offered at Great Bend Regional Hospital

Great Bend Regional Hospital is well-known for its Women and Children's Center, which delivers approximately 40 babies per month to parents from all over ...

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Great Bend Regional Hospital leads the charge in Heart Disease Awareness Initiative

As a leading healthcare provider in central Kansas, Great Bend Regional Hospital was proud to lead the charge in raising awareness for heart disease in ...

February 07, 2016 | | Business


Jacam Chemical assigned patent

Jacam Chemical in Sterling has been assigned a patent (9,249,651) developed by four co-inventors for a "method and apparatus for downhole application of ...

February 07, 2016 | | Business


​Three imaging employees at Great Bend Regional Hospital earn new certifications

In a hospital serving thousands of patients each year, the Imaging Department for Great Bend Regional Hospital has about a dozen employees and keeps extremely ...

February 05, 2016 | | Business


Tribune Broadcasting names Joan Barrett VP/GM of KDVR and KWGN in Denver

DENVER, Colo. – Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO), announced the appointment of Joan Barrett as vice president/GM of KDVR and KWGN ...

February 05, 2016 | | Business


The top morning habits of successful people

If you start your day with a quick jog or by helping your kids get off to school, your morning routine has something in common ...

February 04, 2016 | Nick Anderson Deseret News | Business


Make your office a fun place to be, study says

Who says you can’t have fun at work?

February 02, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Are you saving or hoarding your money?

What would you do with an extra $750?

February 01, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Breastfeeding in the workplace isn’t easy for new moms

Last week, Angela Joy, an Australian firefighter of the Victorian County Fire Authority, snapped a photo of her breastfeeding her baby during a community event ...

January 31, 2016 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Winter storm Jonas: Your loss is someone else’s gain

The devastating storm dubbed "Winter Storm Jonas" that hit the East Coast this past weekend left as many as 37 dead, reports The Weather Channel ...

January 31, 2016 | Sam Turner Deseret News | Business


Associated Youth Services to join Saint Francis Community Services

Saint Francis Community Services (SFCS) announced today that Associated Youth Services (AYS) is merging with SFCS in a move designed to expand and enhance services ...

January 31, 2016 | | Business


Keller Real Estate receives award

The Farmers Alliance Companies in McPherson have announced that Keller Real Estate & Insurance Inc. in Great Bend has been named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent ...

January 31, 2016 | | Business


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