Topic: Business Leadership

2015 Cross-Regional Results

The Cross Regional Report results of the 13th annual First Business Economic Survey were released today. Each fall, First Business takes the pulse of local businesses through an annual economic survey in Dane County, the Greater Milwaukee Region, Southeast Wisconsin, and Northeast Wisconsin. The survey focuses on the current year’s actual and next year’s predicted: sales revenue, total operating costs, capital expenditures, profitability, number of employee, changes in wages, and changes in pricing...

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Topic: Business Leadership

2015 Southeast Wisconsin Results

For many area companies 2015 was a good year, with most companies reporting an increase in Sales and nearly half reporting an increase in Profits. More than 4 out of 10 hired new staff, and more than 6 out of 10 increased wages. The number of companies that decreased Capital Expenditures was very low, and a quarter saw an increase in Total Operating Cost as a Percentage of Revenue; just over 3 out of 10 reported price increases...

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Topic: Business Leadership

2015 Dane County Results

2015 was a very good year, in spite of not being quite as good as 2014. Considering the fact that 2014 was a record-breaking year for Sales and Profits in the 12 years of the Dane County Economic Survey (2015 is the 13th year), the somewhat lower number of companies reporting an increase in Sales and Profits is hardly cause for concern, especially since the numbers are still very strong...

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Topic: Business Leadership

2015 Greater Milwaukee Region Results

First Business Economic Survey of The Greater Milwaukee Region Shows Record Setting Sales and Capital Expenditure for 2015

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Topic: Business Leadership

2015 Northeast Wisconsin Results

Each Fall, First Business takes the pulse of local businesses through an annual economic survey. The survey focuses on the current year’s actual and next year’s predicted: sales revenue, total operating costs, capital expenditures, profitability, number of employees, changes in wages, and changes in pricing.

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Topic: Business Leadership

2014 Milwaukee Area Results

Annual First Business Economic Survey Results In: Milwaukee Area Businesses Report Record 2014 Performance with Strong Optimism for 2015

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Topic: Business Leadership

2014 Dane County Results

First Business Economic Survey Results Indicate 2015 Should be a Very Good Year for Dane County Businesses.

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Topic: Business Leadership

2014 Northeast Wisconsin Results

Business is Great in Northeast Wisconsin: Local Economic Survey Shows Business Owners Report Record-level Positive Performance in 2014 Coupled with Strong Optimism for 2015

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Topic: Business Leadership

Cross-Regional Survey Results

to be released December 12

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