April 27, 2012

AnchorBank lays off 40, including 19 in Madison

AnchorBank, which has its headquarters in Madison, has laid off 40 employees, or 5 percent of its total work force of 780 in the state.
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April 27, 2012

Burger King to cut cages for egg-laying hens, breeding pigs

Burger King Corp. has pledged to transition its U.S. supply chain to 100 percent cage-free eggs by 2017 and only purchase pork from suppliers that can show plans to end their use of gestation crates for breeding pigs moves supported by The Humane …
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April 27, 2012

Business Journal announces Women of Influence winners

Helen Johnson-Leipold, chairwoman of Johnson Financial Group, and Kristine Seymour, president of Humana Inc. Wisconsin, highlight the list of the winners of The Business Journals 2012 Women of Influence awards.
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April 27, 2012

Strattec reports jump in earnings, sales

Strattec Security Corp. announced that fiscal third-quarter income rose to $2.7 million, or 82 cents per share, compared with $55,000, or 2 cents per share, for the same period last year.
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April 27, 2012

Briggs & Stratton moves include 10% cut in salaried work force

Briggs & Stratton Corp. announced Thursday that it intends to cut its salaried work force by 10 percent during fiscal 2012 because projections show that the lawn and garden market in the United States and Europe isnt expected to return to peak …
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April 27, 2012

Midwest retailer Meijer eyes Milwaukee area

Michigan mega-retailer Meijer Inc. is looking to break into southeastern Wisconsin with a nearly 200,000-square-foot store in Franklin, bringing a well-established new player to compete in an already-crowded local grocery market. Subscribers to The …
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April 26, 2012

Senate passes bill to keep U.S. Postal Service afloat

The Senate passed legislation Wednesday that aims to keep the money-losing U.S. Postal Service in business without closing thousands of post offices around the country.The bill, which passed on a 62-37 vote, provides the postal service with $11 …
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April 26, 2012

Aurora to open NICU in Sheboygan

Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center will add a neonatal intensive care unit to the hospital this summer, marking the first time residents in Sheboygan County wont have to leave the county if their premature babies need care.We are extremely …
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April 26, 2012

CRE Guide: People In The News - Dan Katt

Dan Katt has joined Eppstein Uhen Architects Inc. as project development director focusing on corporate and industrial markets. Katt, most recently of J.H. Findorff & Son Inc., comes to Eppstein Uhen with significant experience in project …
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April 25, 2012

Harley CEO still concerned about economy despite no warning

For the past several quarters, Harley-Davidsons top exec Keith Wandell has expressed ongoing concern about the economy even as the Milwaukee heavyweight motorcycle manufacturer began to see a rise in consumer demand.When Harley announced strong …
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April 25, 2012

Delta Air Lines posts profit

Delta Air Lines Inc. posted a surprise profit in the first quarter, thanks to stronger-than-expected sales growth and gains that came from fuel hedging.The carrier, which is the third-largest carrier at General Mitchell International Airport in …
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April 25, 2012

Slideshow: Sneak peek at new Mayfair Lego store

It may have been only a three-paragraph story, but our article from February on the plans to open the Milwaukee-area's first Lego store at Mayfair in Wauwatosa remains among the most-read items on our website this year.And with the store set to to …
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