La Crosse Local Business
Local business in La Crosse, WI
Saturday Oct 3 | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
In 2003, recognizing that sales of traditional products such as fuel and tobacco would not sustain future growth, Kwik Trip decided to make a drastic change. For the family-owned gas station/convenience chain to really grow, top executive Don Zietlow reasoned, it needed to broaden its revenue streams. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Star Tribune
The Jackson Building on the corner of Washington Ave. and Third Ave. N. will be developed into a hotel. The project involves a major rehabilitation of the historic Jackson Building in the trendy North Loop neighborhood. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via WKOW-TV
Grocery chain Whole Foods is cutting about 1,500 jobs, or 1.6 percent of its workforce, over the next eight weeks as it looks to lower prices and keep up with competition. Whole Foods Market Inc. said Monday that many of the reductions will come through attrition. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via WEAU-TV Eau Claire
Health workers tell us to get the flu shot every year, but for a Wisconsin woman, it became a matter of life or death. Allison Miller, who is a former anchor and reporter at WEAU, says she never really thought about getting the flu shot before, but around March of last year, what started as cold-like symptoms, turned into a 3-month hospital stay. Comment?
Thursday Sep 24 | via Pequot Lakes Echo
Roughly 20 people attended a workshop by the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association on Wednesday, Sept. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via WIZM-AM La Crosse
You might see electric bills in the La Crosse area go up, as a hedge against customers moving away from the electric company toward solar power. An energy consultant from California says Xcel is moving toward putting a permanent fee on power bills, to insure that it keeps making money. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via CSP
Amid a surging tide of impersonal digital interaction, nothing inspires like a face-to-face meeting. That's what Steve Loehr, current chairperson of NACS, has come away with as he looks upon his past year of service to the industry. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via St. Cloud Times
Kwik Trip sets sights on St. Joseph restaurant La Crosse, Wisconsin-based Kwik Trip has submitted a site plan for the El Paso building Check out this story on sctimes.com: Kwik Trip has announced plans to open a new store at the site occupied by El Paso Sports Bar & Grill in St. Joseph. Last week, the convenience store chain submitted a site plan to the city of St. Joseph unveiling plans to transform the El Paso Sports Bar & Grill into a 7,000-square-foot store. Comment?
Saturday Sep 19 | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Ken Johnson, a key player in the Badger Fund of Funds' effort to increase Wisconsin's venture capital activity, says he has identified the biggest reason for the state's failure to build a vibrant high-growth economy. It isn't a lack of products, markets, management or money, said Johnson, a partner at Sun Mountain Kegonsa, the fund of funds manager. Comment?
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