The Show Must Go On: Getting Creative and Better than Ever

by Kerry Dunne

We could be entering a “Golden Age of Entertainment.” This is, admittedly, a bold statement given that shockwaves have rippled through the industry as a result of the COVID-19 shutdown. From major culinary events to live concerts, all has ceased for now. Only the future will tell, and it may be the creativity of artists and producers that triumphs over all. Anyone who has … [More]

Arizona Nordstrom Brands Reopen Locations with Safety as Priority


Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack and Last Chance stores in Arizona will reopen to customers this Thursday, May 21. Nordstrom will bring their employees back to work and look forward to welcoming customers.  See the full list of re-opening Nordstrom stores here, and additional info for each store by searching on the Mordstrom Store Locator Page. Nordstrom is taking a phased, … [More]

SRP Donates $100,000 to Support Arizonans in Need, Frontline Medical Professionals

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Salt River Project (SRP) has donated $100,000 to the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund, supporting frontline workers and efforts to mitigate the medical and economic impact of COVID-19 in Arizona. To date, the fund has received more than $8.2 million in donations. “Arizonans continue to step up and support each other during COVID-19,” said Governor Ducey. “Medical professionals, … [More]

COVID-19 Will Change Job Recruiting: Here’s How Companies Need to Adapt

by Jack Whatley

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the business world and put tens of millions out of work in the U.S. At the same time, it’s caused a seismic shift in the way many companies operate, the biggest change being that more business functions are done while working remotely. But along with the work-from-home aspect, the fallout from the coronavirus will fundamentally change … [More]

In-Depth: A Look at All Types of Insurance during Pandemic

by Michael Giusti

People may debate whether or not this pandemic could have been foreseen, but in most areas of the insurance industry, they saw it coming 18 years ago. That is because, following the SARS epidemic in 2002, nearly every line of insurance coverage began writing in clauses that excluded pandemics and infectious disease causes, protecting many insurers from having to pay out claims … [More]

Global Leader in the Aviation Aftermarket Marks Major Milestone


AvAir, an industry leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, celebrates its 20th anniversary this May. Since its inception, the company, based in Chandler, Arizona, has expanded globally and services more than 2,400 customers in 118 countries. “As the first AvAir employee hired when it was founded in 2000, it’s been amazing to watch the company … [More]

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Receives Two Full URAC Accreditations

TriWest Healthcare Alliance

TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today that it has earned two full URAC accreditations: one for its Health Network program and one for its Case Management program. URAC, based in Washington, D.C., is an independent accreditation entity with a mission to advance health care quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. Receiving URAC … [More]

WEBINAR – May 19: Cybersecurity Strategies | Avoiding scams during the pandemic

Arizona Technology Council

Virtual Breakfast Speaker Series: Cybersecurity Strategies | Avoiding scams during the pandemic Join the Arizona Technology Council for its Virtual Breakfast Speaker Series that brings together tech titans, outstanding CTOs, advocates, innovators and industry champions of existing and emerging sectors who are reshaping Arizona’s tech ecosystem. This Virtual Speaker Series is … [More]

Safely Returning to Work During the Pandemic


Most people will acquire the novel coronavirus before a vaccine is available. A business that does not require screening its staff for symptoms – an essential aspect of infection control – may become a transmission hotspot. When many employees get sick at once, operations are disrupted, individuals become resentful, and wrongdoing claims increase. Offices located in urban areas … [More]

Report Refutes Claims that Corporate Profits Are Rising

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

A vocal contingent of scholars, advocates, and elected officials has raised alarms about the economy becoming too concentrated at the expense of competition, innovation, prices, and wages. Their arguments hinge on the idea that corporate profits have been rising. But a new report released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the world’s leading … [More]