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Times are Changing for Women in Business

by in Connections | Lifestyle

Recent studies have shown that only 26% of American women do not work. Furthermore, in 4 out of every 10 American households, the mother is the sole or primary earner for the family. Women in Arizona are no exception. Arizona is ranked 6th out of the top ten states for women-owned businesses. Because the number… Read More →

Higher Energy Costs Are Forcing Valley Companies To Look For Alternatives

Energy Costs - AZ Business Magazine September 2008
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Green | Tech

From the neighborhood car wash to a corporate behemoth such as US Airways, rising energy costs are forcing Valley businesses to search for alternatives to relieve the pressure on their bottom lines. On a warm weekend morning in the Phoenix area, a bored but concerned car wash attendant asks the only motorist who pulls up… Read More →