Healthy Grocer Launches 7 New Functional Beverages in New Year

Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market has partnered with L.A. Libations, the preeminent beverage creator, incubator and accelerator, to launch emerging brands at 50 selected stores in California, as part of L.A. Libations’ SoCal Incubation Program (SIP). The assortment will add to Sprouts’ offering of healthier products with special attributes to meet the growing and diverse needs of today’s … [More]

Limited Plans for Fans at Waste Management Phoenix Open with Modified 16th Hole Option

The Thunderbirds – hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open – are moving forward with a scaled-down version of the 16th Hole in anticipation of hosting fans at the 2021 tournament, scheduled for February 1-7 at TPC Scottsdale.  Construction of the one-level, open-air venue that will surround the 16th hole began in late November as tournament officials prepare for the 86th … [More]

D-Backs Finish 2020 With $4.8M in Donations to Our Community

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation will complete 2020 having donated $4.8 million to the community, surpassing the $70 million mark since the franchise’s inception and more than $63 million in the last 15 years. During this unprecedented year, the team donated $2.2 million to COVID-19 relief efforts including $1 million to the gameday staff who … [More]

Goodyear Office, Retail and Industrial Campus Expands

FLITE Goodyear

Companies at FLITE Goodyear, the former home of Lockheed Martin and Arizona’s new launchpad for 21st Century innovation, are currently expanding and enhancing the success of the one million-square-foot mixed-use campus. Already home to more than 60 companies on 95 acres, FLITE Goodyear continues to grow with the expansions of PSG and CAVCO. PSG, a professional engineering … [More]

Prospective Homebuyers Can ‘Test Out’ Home Before Purchase

Camelot Homes

Camelot Homes announces a unique new Stay & Play experience at The Villas at Seven Desert Mountain™ in North Scottsdale. Potential homebuyers now have the opportunity to stay in one of the award-winning community’s homes, play golf at the championship Seven Desert Mountain golf course and partake in the community’s world-class amenities. The luxury lock-and-leave lifestyle … [More]

55% of People Found Professional Success More Challenging in 2020 as 30% of Employees Experience Burnout

The Manifest

The past year has been a tough year for the average worker. Employees dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home, economic upheaval, and new burdens with childcare and technology. These challenges caused the majority of American workers (55%) to find professional success more difficult in 2020, according to a survey from The Manifest, a business and how-to … [More]

Dallas Firm’s Latest Acquisition Strengthens Presence in Greater Phoenix-Scottsdale Market


BBG, a leading national due diligence commercial real estate firm, today announced that it completed the acquisition of Nava Hurd Advisory Group, a combination of Brekan Nava Group, a Tempe, Ariz.-based commercial real estate appraisal firm, and Paradise Valley, Ariz.-based appraisal firm Hurd and Associates. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition will … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: ¿Serás negocio verde en 2021? 5 formas de ayudar a transformar su negocio y lograr sus objetivos de sostenibilidad

por Edgar R. Olivo

Como propietario de una pequeña empresa, puede pensar que volverse ecológico en su negocio requerirá un gran impulso y requerirá que realice inversiones costosas, pero transformarse en un negocio sostenible no tiene por qué ser aterrador. El impacto ambiental de su pequeña empresa es muy importante, especialmente con todos los problemas ambientales que enfrentamos año tras año … [More]

Going Green in 2021? 5 Ways to Help Transform Your Small Business & Achieve Your Sustainability Goals

by Edgar R. Olivo

As a small-business owner, you may think that going green in your business will require a huge lift and require you to make expensive investments, but transforming to a sustainable business does not need to be scary. The environmental impact of your small business is very important, especially with all the environmental problems we face year after year as a result of climate … [More]

WEBINAR – Jan 6: Selling to the Federal Government

U.S. Small Business Administration

Small business contractors continue to play an important role in helping federal agencies to respond during the COVID-19 pandemic. Opportunities remain available for small businesses to bid on contracts and contribute to the mission of agencies. Join us for an overview of how to sell to the federal government, to include SBA programs and certifications to assist your small … [More]

Why a Vaccine for COVID-19 Won’t Restore Small Businesses Overnight

by Terry Monroe

The vaccine for the COVID-19 virus recently began shipment. The Wall Street Journal states it will take until sometime in March of 2021 to vaccinate the first 100 million individuals with the highest priority of getting the vaccine. That would leave well over  200 million Americans still in need of the vaccine as we head into spring. The stock market is doing very well as it … [More]

Telehealth Provider Program Gives Employers and Employees New Options for Accessing Critical Behavioral Health Services


COVID-19 is surging again nationwide, and public health experts predict the virus will increase exponentially in the coming months.  Meanwhile, employers have made necessary accommodations to operate their businesses – like remote work arrangements, virtual meetings and social distancing – but they may be overlooking the pandemic’s devastating impact on employees’ mental … [More]

Working from Home for the Holidays: Tips to Stay Productive and Employed

Rick McCartney

The holiday season brings families together, but it also means added distractions for the many people working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. How can remote workers keep their focus sharp and their productivity high while noise and interruptions surround them? And what can businesses do to ensure their employees aren’t slacking and projects are on track? “Working … [More]