The recent visit to Northwest Indiana by a nationally recognized site selector offered economic development advice that must not be ignored. Speed is of the essence.
Northwest Indiana is missing out on economic opportunities.
NEW YORK | A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.
Have you ever visited Tomorrowland? It was one of the original park attractions when Disneyland opened in 1955. Walt Disney described it as a place to view “wondrous ideas ... a step into the future with predictions of constructed things to come.”
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MERRILLVILLE | Amazon, Zappos and Overstock.com ate away for years at the Panel Processing Inc.'s bread-and-butter business, which was making paneling and fixtures for retail stores.
One of the many things that people in class got wound up about was Marc Antony's speech in Julius Caesar by Shakespeare, which Dr. Roach dissected on a rhetorical basis.
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Parents who hope to expose their children to different kinds of play, like science sets for girls and dolls for boys, for example, can find themselves stymied by a toy industry that can seem stuck in the past when it comes to gender roles.
There’s an old joke about how a millionaire on vacation in Mexico tries to convince a fisherman that he should start a business selling his fish, work 60 to 70 hours a week running it, make tons of money and then he can do anything in the world he wants.
Buy a sheep, "adopt" a soldier or name a piece of rainforest.
Introducing a Lollapalooza Chicago weekend including filmmaker Michael Moore hosting superstar Kristen Bell and other luminaries at the 8th annual Traverse City FF and Michael Jackson's family plans a birthday party in Gary, Indiana.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine.
DII's new Valentine Be Mine Glass Beaded Coaster Set is a perfect gift for anytime during the year. These 4-inch glass beaded coasters come tied with a satin ribbon and the weight of the glass beads assure they won't slide on surfaces. They sell for $14 at Amazon.com.
INDIANAPOLIS | With the holiday shopping season set to kick off this week, a new study finds Indiana loses an estimated $77 million a year by not collecting sales taxes for online purchases.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point's Inspiration Fitness Owner Angela Ramos is all smiles this week. And why wouldn't she as her book '3 Steps to Your Best Body in Record Time,' which she coauthored with fitness experts all over the country, hit #80 on Amazon on its official release yesterday.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois' online sales tax law soon may go national.
SPRINGFIELD | Online affiliate marketers such as CouponCabin and Fat Wallet are threatening to move out of Illinois if Gov. Pat Quinn signs a measure requiring major online retailers to collect the state's 6.25 percent sales tax from customers.
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