AZ Business Magazine Archives

JDA continues to be a leader in innovation

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JDA Software Group, Inc. has announced the formation of JDA Labs – a research and development group assembled to drive game-changing innovation. This global team will innovate new and existing products and deliver patents, best practices and entirely new products to the market. JDA Labs will drive research and innovation around three key areas: data… Read More →

REDW promotes Christina Roderick to principal

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REDW LLC, one of the largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest, is pleased to announce the promotion of Christina Roderick, CPA, to Principal in its Phoenix office. She leads REDW’s privately held business practice.“Christina’s promotion to Principal acknowledges her talent, hard work and commitment to both her co-workers and her clients,”… Read More →

UA Arthritis Center gets $6.1M grant

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Researchers at  the University of Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are working to identify treatments to slow the progression of osteoarthritis (OA), supported by a recent $6.1 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. The most common cause… Read More →

Locally made tip app, BRAVO, launches for Super Bowl

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January 30, 2015 by in Featured | Mobile | Small Biz | Social Media

The Super Bowl is right around the corner, bringing with it a mass of more than one million people enjoying their Sunday at Super Bowl Central in downtown Phoenix. Vendors and activities will span from food to transportation services and most will provide a form of gratuity for their service and hard work. We live… Read More →

Az Business names Industry Leaders of Arizona finalists

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Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities they serve. Companies were selected from five key industries: • Aerospace and defense • Commercial and residential real estate service contractors •… Read More →

ACG will honor Arizona ‘Deal of the Year’

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The significant business (M&A) transactions that occurred in Arizona in 2014 are about to receive the recognition they deserve.It’s the “Deal of the Year,” an award given by the Arizona Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), to recognize a company or private equity firm for their accomplishments regarding a merger, acquisition or capital market transaction.  The award… Read More →

Reliable Forklift Sales buys 3 acres, plans expansion

Daum Commercial Real Estate Services has negotiated the $1.337 million sale of a three-acre improved industrial land parcel located at the northeast corner of 21st Street and University Drive in Phoenix. Steve Bodeman with Daum Phoenix represented the buyers, Don and Mary Carlson, owners of Reliable Forklift Sales of Phoenix.  The seller, Swaine Asphalt of… Read More →

CORE Institute expands into plastic surgery

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January 29, 2015 by in Featured | Healthcare

The CORE Institute, announced the addition of Andrew Blount, MD, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery. He specializes in hand surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery. “We found a great need to expand our specialties to now include plastic surgery to effectively care our patients in Arizona,” said… Read More →

Tucson Medical Center may join Mayo network

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Tucson Medical Center trying to become part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, according to the Arizona Daily Star. The Mayo Clinic Care Network includes about 34 hospitals across the United States that have joined the network to improve clinical care, said Judy Rich, CEO of TMC . “The goal is to share evidence-based medicine… Read More →

Banner Health, UA health merger approved

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The biggest healthcare deal of the year is official. The state Board of Regent approved the $1 billion merger of the University of Arizona’s health network into Banner Health, a Phoenix-based nonprofit that operates numerous hospitals and other health-care facilities. The regents’ decision was made at a Wednesday afternoon meeting in Tucson. The board voted last… Read More →

Super Bowl betting poses dangers in the workplace

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So you ask what does the Super Bowl have to do with the American workplace, except for lost productivity at the water cooler the Monday after the Big Game? Why, the Super Bowl is quite possibly the best reminder about the dangers of betting in the workplace. Since the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots… Read More →

Cox offers free WiFi during Super Bowl

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January 28, 2015 by in Business News | Featured | Tech

Cox Communications will open up their more than 1,200 Valley wide hotspots to the public for free during the Super Bowl XLIX week and will be adding additional temporary hotspots to high traffic areas to help keep Valley residents and tourists connected. In addition to the existing Cox WiFi hotspots located throughout the Valley, in places like… Read More →

NB|AZ will air ‘Elevate AZ’ Super Bowl ad

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In an effort to promote Arizona and the businesses that impact its communities and citizens, National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) announced the airing of its official “Elevate AZ” commercial during the broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX. The commercial is a key portion of NB|AZ’s “Elevate AZ” campaign and will feature three Arizona businesses and two… Read More →

FirstBank tackles ‘Deflate-Gate’ with billboard

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A local bank is using a little humor around a recent incident to promote their expanding home loan business in Arizona. Yesterday, FirstBank, which operates 15 branches in the Glendale/Phoenix/Scottsdale metro area, put up a billboard within a mile of University of Phoenix Stadium — where the New England Patriots will play the Seattle Seahawks… Read More →