Best of the Corridor: McGrath motors away

Best of the Corridor wins in fleet sales and automotive service reflect the customer-centric culture at the McGrath Family of Dealerships, the growing family of new and used automotive dealerships in Eastern Iowa.

Recent News

As the former Infinity Contact begins its 20th year, it’s declared war on the status quo. Once a contact center, the company earlier this year reorganized as a business-to-business sales agency compensated on a revenue-share model, and rebranded as Infinity Delivers.

In Iowa, where many consider crossing the state by pedal power a badge of honor, the idea of adding an electric motor to a bike has been slow to catch on.

More agile processes and better quality control are helping Corridor companies onshore production work and jobs that were previously lost to Asia.

Businesses large and small have discovered the power of data to make better decisions, and that has made the Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS) degree program at the University of Iowa one of the hottest tickets for business students.

Iowa City officials are considering ways to generate revenue for added affordable housing, which city staff have suggested developing through property taxes, TIF districts and possibly tax abatements.

Consulting

How public speaking can spark a movement

July 15, 2016

By Greg Dardis/Guest Column
The events that will come to define July – Black Lives Matter protests, Dallas funerals and two political conventions – all hinge on public speaking. Their impact is determined when someone steps up to a microphone and addresses a crowd.

Minimizing the risk of rebranding

July 14, 2016

By Lynn Manternach / Guest Column
Rebranding. Does that word make you a little anxious? If you’re thinking about evolving your company or organization’s brand, you’re probably facing a variety of emotions, both positive and negative.

Be detailed in drawing up landlord-tenant agreements

July 12, 2016

By Jonathan Schmidt / Guest Column
Recent rulings by the Iowa Supreme Court have statewide implications for Iowa residential landlords and tenants.

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