Houston Chronicle: Business

  • Small-business resources
    Sunday - 08/02/2015 - 03:36 AM

    Tuesday
    QuickBooks for Beginners: Workshop hosted by SCORE Houston. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Palm Center Technology Center, 5330 Griggs. Information: www.scorehouston.org.
    Wednesday
    Sales Strategies: Workshop hosted by SCORE Houston. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Houston Permitting Center, 1002 Washington.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Stock market activity this week
    Friday - 07/31/2015 - 09:18 PM

    Increased dividends
    Abengoa Yield .40 from .34
    Alliance Hldgs GP .96 from .9375
    Amer Natl Insurance .80 from .77
    Amer States Water .224 from .213
    Arc Logistics .425 from .41
    Buckeye Partners 1.1625 from 1.15
    CBOE Holdings .23 from .21
    Calif Water Svc .1675 from .1625
    Cape Bancorp .10 from .06
    Carolina Financial .03 from .025
    Chesapeake Lodging Tr .40 from .35
    Comfort Systems .065 from .06
    Community Trust Bncp .31 from .30
    Delek Logistics Ptrs .55 from .53
    Delta Air Lines .135 from .09
    Eagle Bncp MT .0775 from .075
    Eastern Virginia Bksh .02 from .01
    Enbridge Energy Ptrs .583 from .57
    Everbank

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  • Forbes reveals the best places in America for careers
    Thursday - 07/30/2015 - 07:36 PM

    Houston trails most of Texas' largest cities in Forbes' 2015 ranking of "The Best Places for Business and Careers."

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  • In Houston history, socialite, store owner served as inspiration for classic character
    Wednesday - 07/29/2015 - 06:04 PM

    In midcentury Houston, a woman from a small Texas town emerged on the city's social scene, well known in town as a "discriminating art collector, astute business woman, outstanding hostess and sophisticated owner of the Bookman store and the David Art Gallery." Grace David became the muse for Aurora Greenway in Larry McMurtry's Terms of Endearment.

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  • Why are checks still a thing?
    Tuesday - 07/28/2015 - 07:13 PM

    The total appears on the cashier's screen for the woman in front of you. She reaches into her purse to unveil an abnormally large wallet. Why does it flip open?More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Texas names land on Forbes' Richest Families of 2015 list
    Tuesday - 07/28/2015 - 01:48 PM

    Texas conjures up images of oil derricks, ranch land, and, of course, Whataburger -- and there's a reason for that.
    Many of the names that landed on Forbes' Richest Families of 2015 list have made their fortunes in those industries, letting the world know that Texas does things up big.

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  • People in Business
    Sunday - 07/26/2015 - 03:09 AM

    Hergesell has worked with clients to advise on the design and implementation of programs to improve sales force, sales channel, sales management and sales operations productivity.

    Gary Gillette has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer of Select Energy Services.

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  • Small-business resources
    Sunday - 07/26/2015 - 03:09 AM

    A Social Media Primer for Your Business: 9 a.m.-noon, UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.

    Tips, Tools and Techniques for Product Packaging: 9-11:30 a.m., UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.

    Small Business Certification Programs: 9 a.m.-noon, UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.

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  • How 3D printers will change the way we eat, buy, order and experience food
    Wednesday - 07/22/2015 - 05:06 PM
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  • QuikTrip named one of the best convenience stores in America
    Wednesday - 07/22/2015 - 02:56 PM

    Regional operations make for the most convenient of convenience stores. But only one of the top three in the country operate in the Lone Star State, according to a new study.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share