The holiday shopping season has begun, and with it campaigns geared toward encouraging shoppers to support their local economies. From participation in American Express’ Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24 to the Buy Idaho Holiday Market on Dec. 6, entrepreneurs will be reminding Idaho shoppers to keep small and local businesses on the “nice” list.
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It has become a maxim that there are too many lawyers and that there is ongoing softness in demand for legal services. (Parenthetically, I disagree; there is, in fact, a dislocation between the supply and the demand for specific legal services, which the organized bar has never been able to address successfully.) Assuming for the [...]
No one doubts the adage “time is money,” particularly in bringing construction projects on-line on time and on budget. Spend any time within spitting distance of a project and you’ll instantly feel the vibe; the crush of time pressures affects those involved in varying ways with multiple ripple effects. There's also pressure on contract negotiators [...]