Partnership Celebrates and Supports Local Latina Business Owners

NAWBO - Phoenix

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is honoring and supporting Latina business owners through a meaningful collaboration with the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC). The new partnership coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15 – Oct 15) through a series of “spotlights” featuring prominent Latina business owners in the Valley. Each of these … [More]

Enterprise Bank Publishes First-Ever Community Impact Report

Enterprise Bank & Trust

Enterprise Bank & Trust, the banking subsidiary of Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ: EFSC),  published its first-ever Community Impact Report. The report details Enterprise’s various programs, activities and contributions to the communities it serves - St. Louis, Kansas City, Phoenix, and the New Mexico communities of Santa Fe, Los Alamos, and Albuquerque. The … [More]

FedEx Ground to Hire 1,100 Seasonal Team Members in Phoenix

FedEx

FedEx expects to add more than 70,000 seasonal positions throughout our network to help deliver the holidays this year, including more than 1,100 people at our FedEx Ground facilities in Phoenix. Open positions are available for package handlers, many of which may become full time job opportunities as demand for our services grows and our networks expand. For more information … [More]

Launch of Virtual Small Business Summit Encourages Business Recovery

BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest

For over 50 years, National Small Business Week (NSBW) has been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to honor the important role entrepreneurs play in the business community. Many of these businesses are women and minority-owned and are working to sustain their operations during these challenging times. In alignment with NSBW, celebrated September 21-25, … [More]

Arizona Adds Nearly 80,000 Jobs in August, Unemployment Drops to 5.9%

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Arizona’s economy posted strong gains in August, adding nearly 80,000 jobs over the month. The state’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.9%, down from 10.7% in July and lower than the U.S. overall rate of 8.4%. During August, the private sector in Arizona recorded a gain of 30,400 jobs, which is 12,200 more jobs than the ten year average for the month. Gains were posted across … [More]

ELC 2020 Mid-Level Managers’ Symposium to Applify Success of Black Professionals

Executive Leadership Council

Two-day virtual leadership development experience features powerful lineup of leaders from business, politics and entertainment, including Common, Misty Copeland, Ta-Nehisi Coates, April Ryan, Michael Eric Dyson, Bakari Sellers, Elaine Welteroth, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Sybrina Fulton and many more! The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is the preeminent membership organization … [More]

Nikola Works to Set Record Straight on False and Misleading Short Seller Report

Nikola Corporation

Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA) (“the Company”) today issued the following statement commenting on a false and defamatory report published September 10, 2020, by Hindenburg Research (“Hindenburg”): Nikola believes that the Hindenburg report, and the opportunistic timing of its publication shortly after announcement of Nikola’s partnership with General Motors … [More]

Leading WooCommerce Product Developer to Bolster GoDaddy’s WordPress eCommerce Portfolio

GoDaddy

GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SkyVerge, a leading WooCommerce product developer. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. GoDaddy is committed to helping entrepreneurs succeed online with high-performance WooCommerce stores that are feature-filled and … [More]

Global Investment Firm Acquires Industrial Distribution Property in Phoenix

KKR

KKR, a leading global investment firm based in New York, announced the acquisition of an industrial distribution property in Phoenix, Arizona for a purchase price of approximately $43 million. The asset is the third industrial property acquired by KKR’s core plus real estate strategy. The property is a state of the art fulfillment center completed in 2019 and was … [More]

U.S. Home Prices Rise During First Six Months of Pandemic

Radian HPI

Home prices across the United States continued to climb in August, rising at an annualized 8.6 percent from the prior month, the second highest month-over-month rate of 2020, according to Radian Home Price Index (HPI) data released today by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC, a Radian Group Inc. company (NYSE: RDN). The Radian HPI is the most comprehensive and timely measure of U.S. … [More]