First Business

October 10, 2011

Renaissance Learning rival Plato raises buyout offer

The board of directors of Renaissance Learning Inc. said Monday that it will consider a buyout from Plato Learning Inc. after the rival educational software firm raised its acquisition offer.Wisconsin Rapids-based Renaissance Learning (Nasdaq: RLRN) …
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October 10, 2011

Penny Mustard moves into former Flanner's building

Penny Mustard more than doubled the space for its Brookfield location when it moved into the former Flanners Home Entertainment spot over the weekend.Penny Mustard, the Milwaukee furniture chain formerly known as P.M. Bedroom Gallery, had been …
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October 10, 2011

CNH Global partners with Brazilian manufacturer

Agricultural and construction equipment manufacturer CNH Global Inc. said Monday that it has entered into a partnership with a Brazilian manufacturer to sell products in Latin America.CNH's Case New Holland business will work with Semeato, a Sao …
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October 10, 2011

NLCS has Brewers still packing the ballpark

The Milwaukee Brewers drew the teams fourth straight sellout of the playoffs Sunday for the first game of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.Milwaukee won the game 9-6, sparked by a six-run fifth inning, to grab …
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October 09, 2011

Downtown Milwaukee office auction nixed

The bank-owned Underwriters Exchange office building in downtown Milwaukee was pulled from a planned auction last month and, considering the amount of rehab it will need, remains a tough sell in the current economy.There are other opportunities out …
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October 09, 2011

Playoffs put spotlight on Milwaukee

The National League Championship Series came to Milwaukee Sunday, complete with all the national attention that a major sporting event brings.Ninety minutes before the first game of the series between the Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals, …
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October 07, 2011

Playoffs to keep paying off for Brewers

By securing its first trip to a division championship series in 29 years Friday, the Milwaukee Brewers are guaranteed to continue to see a big financial boost.The Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings before a sell-out crowd, the …
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October 07, 2011

Business stops for Brewers' decisive playoff game

Business ended early for most Milwaukee-area firms Friday afternoon as all eyes turned to Miller Park for the decisive fifth game of the National League Division Series between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Arizona Diamondbacks.More than two hours …
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October 07, 2011

Innovation is in the air in Milwaukee

Thursday was a good night for entrepreneurism in Milwaukee.I spent the afternoon and evening networking at a couple of events for groups that promote start-ups and entrepreneurs, one new and one celebrating its third anniversary.First, it was the …
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October 07, 2011

Brewers score third place in MLB fan support rankings

The 2011 season was a disappointment for the San Francisco Giants, but the team still saw the strongest level of support enjoyed by any MLB team this year, according to new rankings that show the Milwaukee Brewers benefiting from its on-field …
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October 07, 2011

Webb offers 68-cent burgers to celebrate Brewers

George Webb Corp. is adding another reason to be excited about the Milwaukee Brewers successful season.The company, a long-time Brewers sponsor, will offer 68-cent hamburgers from 3 to 9 p.m. Oct. 11 to 16 in celebration of the season. Theres no …
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October 07, 2011

Southridge names new mall manager

Southridge Mall in Greendale has hired a new manager, according to a news release from its parent company, Simon Property Group Inc. of Indianapolis.Mary Mokwa, a former assistant general manager at Southridge, was named mall manager. She will …
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