Microsoft eyes $1B data center in Wisconsin

Microsoft will build a $1 billion data center in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, if its acquisition of 315 acres is approved. The center would be in the Electronics and Information Technology Manufacturing Zone, which includes Foxconn’s investment of more than $1 billion in a data server plant. Racine County Eye

A 21c Museum Hotel is coming to St. Louis

21c Museum Hotels is opening its newest art-focused property this spring in St. Louis. The 10-story hotel will include 14,000 square feet of exhibition space and art in every room, as well as a fitness center and a restaurant overseen by Chef Matthew Daughaday. Forbes

Catching up with… Lido Lighting’s Yvette Ludwig

The Vice President of National Accounts on the power of patience, getting things done and why “Miami Vice” is still the best binge-watching going right now. What is the most cherished item in your office? Our dog, Holly. She has a giant dog bed in my office, and there is never a day she doesn’t […]

Catching up with… Scheiner Commercial Group’s Lisa Macneir

The Director of Business Development muses on her perfect workday, the shows you need to binge-watch now and why it’s important to see where the road leads you. What’s the most cherished item in your office? Our new Jura coffee maker (don’t try one, you will be addicted). I also love seeing my fellow employees […]

Catching up with… Bureau Veritas’ Lynelle Grimes

The Senior Vice President of Bureau Veritas talks about the importance of measuring, capturing and documenting everything, the beauty of staycations and why it is always best to stay in the moment. What’s the most cherished item in your office? My extra-large computer monitors. I can’t function without them. What’s your favorite time to get […]

Report: US retail sales revved up in October

US retail sales grew 1.3% in October from the previous month, according to the Commerce Department, marking the biggest increase in eight months as steady job growth and increased earnings and savings fueled consumer spending. Shoppers showed resilience in the midst of inflation as they spent more in nine of the 13 categories tracked. BNN […]