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Valassis announced today that Clipper Market Place Arizona will join Local Flavor, the Valassis-owned shared mail brand. LIVONIA, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced today that Clipper Market Place Arizona will join Local Flavor, the Valassis-owned shared mail brand. Clipper Market Place Arizona is a private direct mail company owned by newspaper group 1013 Communications, LLC. In Arizona, Clipper Market Place reaches approximately 750,000 households 12 times

Enduring Phoenix Businesses

As Phoenix’s future takes shape before our eyes, we explore its past through area businesses that have been in operation for at least 100 years. Phoenix is changing right before our eyes. With all the new restaurants, residences, events, and cultural hot spots skyrocketing around us, the downtown of yesteryear would be proud.But with so much recent focus on what lies ahead, we thought it would be fun to explore a

Arizona International Trade

But Cochise County saw a more than $80 million drop from 2014 to 2015. Metropolitan Tucson’s exports continue to slowly recover from the Great Recession, but Cochise County saw a more than $80 million drop from 2014 to 2015, new numbers from the U.S. Commerce Department show. Overall, the International Trade Administration’s 2015 Metropolitan Area Export overview, released this week, shows good news for Arizona trade, which has trended upward

Arizona Economic Compass

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Cox Communications are presenting Economic Outlook 2017 from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 11 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. The event will offer expert analysis on the future of the economy, as well as insights on the changing economic landscape at the local through global level. BBC correspondent Andrew Walker will cover the global economic perspective. Jim Huntzinger, executive vice president and chief

Caterpillar moves to Tucson

Involved dozens of players, multiple site visits, more than $50 million in incentives. Negotiations to get Caterpillar Inc. to put a regional headquarters in Tucson began more than six months ago and involved dozens of players, multiple site visits and more than $50 million in incentives pledged. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday the addition of Caterpillar’s Surface, Mining & Technology Division to downtown Tucson with up to 600 executive jobs

Accion get gives 2 million to help entrpreneuers in Phoenix and Tucson

The Accion nonprofit that helps Phoenix entrepreneurs with business loans has received a $2 million award. Accion New Mexico Inc., a nonprofit that helps Phoenix entrepreneurs with business loans, has received a $2 million award. Albuquerque-based Accion received the money Sept. 29 from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. The $2 million grant will fuel lending activity and organizational support in funding 285 micro-enterprise loans

Sport's Exchange in Tucson is closing

The Grant-Campbell store is gradually moving from its home of 31 years, over to 3330 E. Speedway. Bookmans is moving its flagship used-books-and-entertainment store into the site of its Sports Exchange, which it is closing. The move of Bookmans Grant Entertainment Exchange from its 31-year home at the corner of East Grant Road and North Campbell Avenue will be done gradually, said Bob Oldfather, chief executive officer of the business.

Theranos lays of 340 workers

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Embattled blood testing company Theranos says it will shut down its clinical labs and wellness centers and lay off more than 40 percent of its PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Embattled blood testing company Theranos says it will shut down its clinical labs and wellness centers and lay off more than 40 percent of its full-time employees. In an open letter released late Wednesday, Theranos

The Arizona Technology Council today announced that President and CEO Steven G. Zylstra has been named the Leader of the Year in Public Policy in the PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On the heels of being named a 2016 Most Admired Leader by the Phoenix Business Journal, the Arizona Technology Council today announced that President and CEO Steven G. Zylstra has been named the Leader of the Year in Public Policy in the technology