Category: Business

Spencer City Council approves retail recruitment and retention proposal from Texas company
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Spencer City Council approves retail recruitment and retention proposal from Texas company

Spencer’s not afraid to spend on retail attraction and growth. On Monday, the Spencer City Council approved a three-year, $50,000 per year proposal from Buxton, a Fort Worth, Texas, data analytics company that specializes in the retail industry, to help the city recruit and retain retailers. “I think this is a great tool that we...

Iowa Finance Authority and Farmers Trust & Savings Bank announce preferred loan officers
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Iowa Finance Authority and Farmers Trust & Savings Bank announce preferred loan officers

Submitted press release The Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) announced that both Farmers Bank real estate lenders, Rita Hoffman and Ryan Davelaar, were among a total of 42 lenders and Realtors to earn IFA’s 2018 Preferred Partner designation. IFA Preferred Partners are experts for Iowa home buyers seeking assistance with the homeownership process and are expertly...

Advanced Network Professionals focuses on businesses’ IT needs
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Advanced Network Professionals focuses on businesses’ IT needs

A community-focused approach can carry a business pretty far. Just ask the team at Advanced Network Professionals, a technology service provider that launched June 2016. “Every company will say something along the lines of ‘we want to give back to the community,’” said Tony Virelli, one of the company’s founders. “Well, we thought of giving...