Banking Industry

Business of the Month: PCS VoIP

When you pick up your phone, the technology behind your call may be the last thing on your mind. Most people don’t realize there’s an incredibly complex process allowing one voice to reach another. And as technology advances, those processes diversify. In Olathe, one national company is embracing the future of voice communication. Pegasus Communication Solutions VoIP is headquartered at 1948 E Santa Fe Street. It features voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) which allows businesses to make voice calls using…

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MoviePass auditor has doubts about the company’s business model after significant losses

MoviePass is reportedly burning through its funding, even as it continues to grow. An independent auditor for MoviePass’s owner, Helios and Matheson Analytics, said it had “substantial doubt” about the company’s ability to remain in business, according to a report from Business Insider. In Helios and Matheson’s annual report, the auditor writes that MoviePass has “negative cash flows from operating activities,” according to BI. While it’s very common for startups to operate at a loss, the concerns dampen MoviePass CEO…

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TSN 1410 is ditching sports, rebranding as BNN Bloomberg radio

The days of sports radio at 1410 on Vancouver’s AM dial are numbered. TSN / Bell Media TSN 1410, the second station in Bell Media’s Vancouver sports stable, is getting a new look. Beginning April 30, it will become BNN Bloomberg Radio, simulcasting BNN Bloomberg TV and also featuring “in-depth, live, long-form, specialty programming from Bloomberg’s radio service.” TSN 1410 has been airing network programming featuring big American sports radio names like Jim Rome, Dan Patrick, Rich Eisen, JT the…

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Local business owner, veteran receives honor

After decades of military service, Windell Bonner knew he wanted to continue serving and helping others, this time in his local community. “That’s where JDOG came in,” he said. JDOG Junk Removal, a national franchise organization of junk removal and hauling services, is founded, owned, and operated by U.S. military veterans. Bonner, a Sibley resident, established JDOG Junk Removal Shreveport in 2015 upon retiring from military duty. This year, Bonner was named JDOG’s first Franchise Owner of the Year out…

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Gun bump stock maker Slide Fire shutting down business

A gun bump stock (Credit: Slide Fire via MGN.). WASHINGTON (AP) – The manufacturer of bump stock devices like the ones used in the Las Vegas mass shooting last fall is shutting down its business. A message posted on the website of Texas-based Slide Fire says the company will stop taking orders at midnight on May 20. A bump stock fits over the stock and grip of a semi-automatic rifle, allowing the weapon to fire continuously. Bump stocks were found…

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Textron Reports First Quarter 2018 Income from Continuing

Textron Reports First Quarter 2018 Income from Continuing Operations of $0.72 per Share; Signs Agreement to Sell Tools & Test Business for $810 Million Income from continuing operations of $0.72 per share Segment profit $279 million Operating margin of 8.5%, up from 7.1% a year ago $344 million returned to shareholders through share repurchases Agreement to sell Tools & Test business for $810 million PROVIDENCE, R.I. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 18, 2018 — Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) today reported…

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Made in Brevard, Melbourne projects update, EFSC

The Made in Brevard Expo is May 3.(Photo: Provided) Upcoming ‘Made in Brevard’ Expo The fifth annual Made In Brevard Expo will be 2-7:30 p.m. May 3 at the Radisson at the Port 8701 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral. The event, which is open to the public, features products and services that originate from Brevard County. It’s put on by the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast. Melbourne City Manager to provide update on city projects Buy Photo Melbourne City…

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Independent retail award for Camelon business

A Camelon butcher has won a top award at the Scottish Independent Retail Awards. Patricks of Camelon was named as Butcher of the Year at a glittering awards ceremony in Glasgow last night (Tuesday). The local business was one of sixteen from across the Falkirk district shortlisted for the finals of the awards and the only one to pick up a prize on the night. The awards, which are organised by Creative Oceanic, are a celebration of local business with…

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Infrastucture boom drives ACT business confidence to equal highest in Australia

The Government’s infrastructure spend is good for business. Photo: Capital Metro. The light rail project and associated urban renewal program appears to be having the desired effect on the ACT economy with the Territory’s small and medium businesses (SMB) now the most confident in the country, and throwing their support behind the Government. The latest Sensis Business Index (SBI) survey says SMB confidence in the ACT rose two points last quarter to +54, the equal highest in the country with…

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Ford expands U.S. medical ride business built around its vans

DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Wednesday that it was expanding a medical transport service called GoRide in Southeast Michigan, one of several efforts by the U.S. automaker to build new ride service businesses around its Transit commercial van. The Ford logo is pictured on the company’s stand during the 88th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Under a multi-year agreement with Michigan healthcare system Beaumont Health, Ford will use Transit…

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Wagoner Nutrition has healthy business model | News

Ever wonder what Bulldogs Blood would taste like? Or, how about Sooner Magic? Have you tried a Pistol Pete or Lake Water? These are just some of the 18 specialty health tea drinks that can be purchased among the many varieties at the Wagoner Nutrition shop at 122 N. Main St. Wagoner Nutrition, owned by Tiffany and Bobby Scroggins, is all about health and weight loss through Herbalife products. The owners are living proof that the weight loss regimen works.…

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MB Business Capital Announces $24.5 Million Credit Facility for Lamination Specialties

MB Business Capital announced it recently provided a $24.5 million senior credit facility to Chicago-based Lamination Specialties Corporation. CHICAGO (PRWEB) April 17, 2018 MB Business Capital, a division of MB Financial Bank, N.A., announced it recently provided a $24.5 million senior credit facility to Chicago-based Lamination Specialties Corp. (“Lamination Specialties” or the “Company”). Lamination Specialties Corp. is one of the largest manufacturers of electrical steel laminations in the United States, including transformer, motor and custom-designed laminations. In addition, they also…

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How the Tax Changes Could Affect Your Business

In 2018, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in America changed quite a few things for businesses and how they manage their taxes. While many of the rules don’t apply to every type of business, it’s important that business owners who pay taxes in America understand the ones that do apply to their businesses. A thorough understanding of what’s different and how it affects you will help you save money, meet your obligations, and have many successful years to come.…

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Dubai Business Women Council membership grows to 684

The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) on Tuesday said that it had 93 new members during the first quarter of 2018, taking its total number of members up to 684. The Dubai Business Women Council reported that 522 participants took part in its workshops and seminars during the first quarter of 2018, which represents a growth rate of 2.8 per cent when compared to the first quarter of 2017. The council further revealed that it held 21 workshops and seminars…

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