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Investor group signs purchase agreement for Sarkis building in Mid City, no use identified yet A group of investors has inked a purchase agreement on the building at 4385 Government St. that for nearly 40 years has been home to Sarkis Oriental Rugs and Antique Gallery. Originally listed for about $1 million five years ago, the buildings owner slash
Baton Rouge Business Report | 1 hour, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Supreme Court rejects bid to revive $7.25B credit card settlement The U.S. Supreme Court this morning declined to hear a bid by retailers to revive a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement they reached with Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. over claims the card networks improperly fixed credit and debit card fees. Reuters repor
Baton Rouge Business Report | 3 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
GOP weighs less ambitious tax plan after collapse of health care bill Picking themselves up after the bruising collapse of their health care plan, President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress will start this week on a legislative obstacle course that will be even more arduous: The first overhaul of the tax code in thr
Baton Rouge Business Report | 3 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
What employers need to know about Generation Z joining the workforce Move over, millennials. Generation Zsometimes called post-millennials, the iGeneration or plurals, to name a fewis starting to enter the workforce. As they do, Governing columnists Katherine Barrett and Richard Green say it would be wise for public-sector
Baton Rouge Business Report | 3 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
News roundup: First British Airways direct flight to New Orleans lands today Cool Planet to begin construction of central Louisiana facility soon US e Landed: British Airways begins nonstop service today between London and New Orleans, with the first flight scheduled to land around 7:30 p.m. at the Louis Armstrong International Airport and taking off for London again at 9:40 p.m. British Airways Senior
Baton Rouge Business Report | 3 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Register for the 2017 Best Places to Work ranking Theres little more than a month left to register your company to participate in Business Reports 2017 Best Places to Work rankings. Registration will close on Friday, May 5. Best Places to Work is a free award program that recognizes companies demonstrati
Baton Rouge Business Report | 3 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
City-parish to revisit development guidelines for Old South Baton Rouge Editor’s Note: This story has been updated since its original publicationto include a comment from Center for Planning Excellence President and CEO Elizabeth “Boo” Thomas. Lawmakers representing Old South Baton Rouge are hoping to change
Baton Rouge Business Report | 3 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Executive Spotlight Q&A: Kelly Sills, Coastal Bridge Company (Photo by Don Kadair) Name: Kelly C. Sills Position(s): Owner/president Age: 43 Hometown: Baton Rouge Education: MBA, bachelor’s in ISDS, LSU Kelly Sills first started working for Coastal Bridge Company as a laborer when he was 17. Now, he’s t
Baton Rouge Business Report | 12 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
GOP pulls troubled Obamacare replacement bill Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders. The Associated Press reports House Speaker Paul Ryan,
Baton Rouge Business Report | Mar 24, 2017 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Halliburton adding 2K US jobs as oilfield activity picks up Halliburton says its adding 2,000 U.S. jobs in the first quarter and ramping up activity faster than anticipated to try to match the surging oilfield activity, especially in West Texas, FuelFix.com reports. In a rare operations update call, Halliburton Ch
Baton Rouge Business Report | Mar 24, 2017 7:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana