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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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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


Great Bend residents cite benefits of HaysMed surgeon’s St. Rose clinic

Duane Huntwork's medical issues began about 10 years ago when he was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

January 28, 2016 | | Business


Cherry Village certified as Continuing Care Retirement Community

Jeremy Lewis has long known Cherry Village Benevolence offers the whole gamut of services – from checking in on assisted-living residents to round-the-clock nursing care. And ...

January 27, 2016 | | Business




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