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Insight on Business a production of our advertising agency about the Des Moines business community and news-maker interviews.

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The Business News Headlines 27 January 2020

1/27/2020
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It's the final week of January 2020 and the volatile nature of business has lots of stories today. On tap for you this Monday: Kobe Bryant and his business empire;GAP closed more stores yesterday;Johnson & Johnson says they are working on a new vaccine;The coronavirus and the stock market;Boeing gets a lifeline;Drug stores are running out of...facemasks. Those stories plus...it's Monday and Laura Kinnard from Drake University, DMACC, The Runway at Southridge and the blog, DMBizMixer joins...

Duration:00:08:19

Des Moines Business Events with Laura Kinnard

1/27/2020
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We're back! Each Monday Laura Kinnard from Drake University, DMACC, The Runway at Southridge and the blog, DMBizMixer joins me to chat it up about business events in the greater Des Moines, Iowa area. Today we're talking about the AMA Experience, finding your key customer with the Iowa Center, getting some startup help, coworking, the 2020 economic outlook and much more. Oh...and the Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealer Association event this week. If you want us to highlight your business event...

Duration:00:12:28

The Business News Headlines 24 January 2020

1/24/2020
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It's been quite a week...and thanks for coming by for this edition of the business news headlines. Coming up today: Possible for a new trade war with yet another nation;President Trump and Social Security cuts;Tax Cuts and cashing in;Retail is going in reverse;Wall Street Report;Wages at Walmart;Local economies stalling out?Those stories and....Each week we snag Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine to come in and share with us his top picks for Stuff to DO in the Greater Des...

Duration:00:09:30

Stuff to DO with Cityview Magazine

1/24/2020
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Each week we snag Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine to come in and share with us his top picks for Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. Expect nothing too serious here just riffing about various musical items, sports, plays, comedy events...you know, "STUFF TO DO". And if we offend anybody...we truly are sorry...remember it's Friday Fun! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday,...

Duration:00:17:29

The Business News Headlines 23 January 2020

1/23/2020
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At the opening bell today it was all about a virus and China...but as the day wore on worried investors seemed to move on and we'll share why. It is the business news headlines for the 23rd day of January. Former Wells Fargo CEO gets some bad news;Planters Peanuts kills off Mr. Peanut and...why;FedEx is alerting folks about a scam;The White House wants more tax cuts;The Wall Street Report;Working Women and the 1970's.Those stories plus this: Over the past several months we've reported on...

Duration:00:09:08

The State of Freight with DLS Worldwide

1/23/2020
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Over the past several months we've reported on the number of trucking companies who have shut their doors. At the same time there is a lack of drivers. Add to those issues new demands regarding packaging of freight, electronic logs, new technology and something called "density rating". With me is Brian Bartz from DLS Worldwide as we talk about the many changes in the industry and the "State of Freight". The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only...

Duration:00:16:53

The Business News Headlines 22 January 2020

1/22/2020
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It's been a day of impeachment hearings and concerns over a new virus imported from China. In fact, China figures in several of our stories today: Not going to give up plastic says Coca-Cola;Yet another retail chain closing stores;Did the FAA do a "sweetheart" deal for Southwest;The fallout from two years of a trade war coming home to roost;Vaccine stocks were up...think China;The Wall Street Report;Worst City - Best City to grow up in the U.S. and why.Those stories plus a riveting...

Duration:00:08:42

The "Wild West" of Cannabis Production

1/22/2020
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It's all over the news as states ramp up efforts to make legal both the medical use and recretional use of cannabis. While in Arizona for a meeting I met John Haas who comes from a long work history in agriculture. He is now working on growing cannabis for CBD products. While, on the outside, it looks like this is a solid business John says it is really the wild west where investors have lost millions of dollars. We think you'll enjoy his frank comments. The award winning Insight on...

Duration:00:13:06

The Business News Headlines 21 January 2020

1/21/2020
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It wasn't poor earnings and it wasn't the Impeachment Trial but a virus that turned the markets south. It's the business news headlines for Tuesday the 21st of January...thanks for being here: China strikes again only this time with a disease;Boeing stops production of the 737 Max;Rural hospitals are in trouble and why;A Target shopper tries to shame a clerk but it all backfires;A burger chain files for Chapter 11 protection;The Wall Street Report;Want to live the "American Dream"? Head to...

Duration:00:10:28

Retail Online Sales Tax - A Nightmare for Sellers

1/21/2020
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Back in November we promised you a return conversation with attorney George Isaacson from Brann & Isaacson a law firm in Maine. Mr. Isaacson represents multi–channel marketers and electronic merchants throughout the United States in connection with state sales, use and income tax matters, as well as regulatory issues. I sat down with George in Maricopa, Arizona where he was speaking to members of the National Tractor Parts Dealer Association about the impact that 12,000 tax entities in the...

Duration:00:15:40

The Business News Headlines 20 January 2020

1/20/2020
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Back from an assignment in Arizona it's the Monday Edition of the Business News Headlines. While it was warmer there it still wasn't home. In the news today: Harry and Meghan to follow Barack and Michelle;Bad news from global auto sales;Boeing is looking for cash;Delta had a good year so they are sharing;Buying votes in farm country;U.S. markets closed but a quick look at global stocks;Tony Romo about to get a big paycheck.Those stories plus Laura Kinnard from Drake University and...

Duration:00:09:08

Business Events in the DSM Metro with Laura Kinnard

1/20/2020
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It's the third full week of January 2020 and Laura Kinnard is back with us to chat it up about business events in the Greater Des Moines Metro. Laura, from Drake University and The Runway at Southridge is also the author of DMBizMixer.com where you can learn more about what we're talking about today. From better understanding finances to social media to marketing she has a full week of events. To have your event included just create #DMBizEvents on your social media and she'll pick it up....

Duration:00:15:17

The Business News Headlines 17 January 2020

1/17/2020
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It's Friday...and we've got the business news headlines coming to you from Arizona this week. On tap today: The employment picture in the U.S. just got more...fuzzy;Toyota moving production out of the United States;Boeing finding more issues with the 737 Max;Also the U.S. Air Force isn't too pleased with Boeing either;The Wall Street ReportHow much do evangelical leaders make...you won't find out;Heard of Peacock yet? You will today.Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine is in...

Duration:00:11:30

Stuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

1/17/2020
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It's Friday and we've got plenty of snow back in Iowa however...that does not keep Jeff Pitts the Managing Editor for Cityview Magazine away from the microphone. Here we chat it up about Stuff to Do in the Greater Des Moines Metro tonight (if you can get out) into next week. Happy Friday and stay safe out there! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business...

Duration:00:16:53

The Business News Headlines 16 January 2020

1/16/2020
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It was another stunning day on Wall Street and we'll give you the details as to why. Greetings from Maricopa, Arizona as we spend time here on assignment. Some interesting stories we've dug up and we'll be getting those to you in the coming week. In the news today: The S&P 500 closed above 3,300 for this first time...why?Missing Money in Mexico;Harry and Megan good for the Canadian brand;Bose is giving up on brick and mortar;The Market Report;Men and Botox...it's a thing.Those stories...

Duration:00:10:00

Kelsi Ziemann in the Small Business Spotlight

1/16/2020
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It's taken us nearly a year to get this interview with entrepreneur Kelsi Ziemann. Why? Because she has been a very busy woman. Her business, Kelsi Ziemann Artistry is where she, and her staff, transform women with some amazing makeup work and teach them the tips to help them look their best everyday. Then she recently started KZA Cosmetics (Site under construction but where you can sign up to get the latest.) where she sells products from makeup to some makeup hardware. We talk all about it...

Duration:00:15:17

The Business News Headlines 15 January 2020

1/15/2020
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It's true, the business news headlines are coming to you this week from Arizona where it's brown...not white like back home in Iowa. In the news today: The new trade deal and agriculture...what if?No joy in "Toyland" says Target;GM and temporary workers;Tesla may win with the new trade deal but not for cars;The Wall Street Report;Workers and Weight an issue nobody wants to discuss.Those stories and we'll talk construction with Creighton Cox, a return visitor to the News Hour, and this time...

Duration:00:09:29

Construction Outlook with Creighton Cox of Turner Construction

1/15/2020
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It's always great to sit down and talk business with Creighton Cox who is the Business Development Manager with international construction company Turner Construction. Here we talk about the micro and the macro of construction going from some hyper-local conversation to a more global look at the construction industry. Creighton has just "retired" from a long stint as a City Councilman for the City of Urbandale and, yes, that too factored into our conversation. The award winning Insight on...

Duration:00:19:38

The Business News Headlines 14 January 2020

1/14/2020
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It was nice while it lasted...think conflicting signals when it comes to China and Trade. It's the Tuesday Edition of the Business News Headlines. Today: Trump Trade Tariffs to stay in place;Wages & Restaurant Workers;Shake Shack gets inventive;It once was the world's largest airplane maker;Amazon and FedEx make nice;The Market Report from Wall Street;Work for Food? But, does it...work?Those stories plus we get hyper-local with a fun couple Angela Carter from Skin - Body - Soul and Beau...

Duration:00:07:39

A Special Event with Angela and Beau

1/14/2020
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Back for another round, a fun couple Angela Carter from Skin - Body - Soul and Beau Fodor from Panache are teaming up with their friends from Williams-Sonoma at the Jordan Creek Town Center. Listen as they chat about their business and a special event happening just in time for Valentine's Day. Also, if you pre-register for the event by calling Williams-Sonoma at 515-225-6613 we understand the first 25 people will receive a free VIP Bag. How neat is that? Ready? GO! The award winning...

Duration:00:11:44