McDonald's sales have slowed enough that the Golden Arches are even bringing back an old mascot to try to revive flagging numbers. KFC is doing the same. But despite the declining sales, fast food still dominates the landscape.
Does this mean we should be putting our IRA money into a Roth account instead of a traditional IRA to reduce our taxable other income in retirement? - S.P., Austin
In what the embattled ice cream company is calling "an agonizing decision," Blue Bell Creameries CEO and President Paul Kruse announced a massive layoff of a large percentage of the companies full- and part-time staff.
Travelers can begin booking flights for the nonstop flights from Southwest's new international terminal at Hobby Airport on Thursday.
All flights offered out of Hobby Airport this fall are subject to government approval.
Imagine that shares of Big Bangs Salon (ticker: BZNGA) are at $50 when the market closes one day.
[...] much of that is out of the company's control and simply tied to the current market environment.
Where in Texas do residents pay the highest taxes? By crossing average paid tax return with number of tax return files within listed zipcodes, wealth.mongabay.com has the answers. (Experian also made a cool visual with the data).
SCORE and Capital One Bank have partnered to present the "Business Alternatives for the Entrepreneur" workshop scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Kingdom Builders' Center, 6011 W.
Alon USA Energy .15 from .10
Bank Mutual Corp .05 from .04
Cardinal Health .387 from .3425
First Mchnts .11 from .08
Natural Health Trends .03 from .02
Occidental Petrol .75 from .72
Pattern Energy .352 from .342
Texas soda brand Big Red's corporate overlords have come out swinging against a little-known beverage line from Pennsylvania.
The Houston City Council on Wednesday approved construction of an additional parking lot at Bush Intercontinental Airport to add more parking options as travel demand grows.
Airport officials said current travel rates and a projected increase over the next two decades in passengers leaving from Bush will strain the parking capacity at the airport.
If you want to estimate its current annual level of sales, you could add up the last four quarters' worth, but that would clearly understate sales, as each quarter's numbers have been rising.
A recent poll conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in partnership with the Texas Small Business Development Centers found that finding the right employees ranked as the top concern affecting small businesses' ability to grow.
Companies also receive special recognition for categories ranging from ethics to communication to work-life flexibility.
The Chronicle will host an awards gala event in advance of the special section in November.
Southwest Airlines will offer nonstop flights to Costa Rica, Belize and Jamaica from Hobby Airport's international terminal that opens this fall, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly said Wednesday. Kelly, at a press conference today, added Liberia, Costa Rica, to the list of previously announced international destinations that Southwest will serve from Houston.
Houston Airport System, United Airlines and city leaders held a ceremony to mark the start of the $244 million project, will create a 265,000-square-foot facility that is more than 100,000 square feet larger than the existing Terminal C North.
BPM Partners has purchased a two-story building with 34,115 square feet at 8031 Airport Blvd. The property was built in 1980. Peggy Rougeou with Tarantino Properties represented the seller.
Most recently the vice president of education and workforce initiatives for the Greater Houston Partnership, Barber has held top leadership positions in nonprofit organizations for over 25 years.
Robert J. "Bert" Viguet Jr.
A study by the New York Fed lets users see which communities suffer the most from credit stress (i.e. "bad credit"). The organization observed Equifax credit report data to give some interesting insights about the credit situation for Americans.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Although much attention has been paid to autonomous vehicles being developed by Google and traditional car companies, one truck maker believes that automated tractor-trailers will be rolling along highways before self-driving cars are cruising around the suburbs.
Twenty-one of the 22 female CEOs in the S&P 500 had reported their most recent compensation by the end of the last month. USAToday analyzed that data to come up with a list of the best-paid female chief executives in the country.
The Houston-area unemployment rate dipped to 4 percent in April, down from 4.2 percent in March, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
The local rate is not adjusted for seasonal factors such as major holidays and school schedules, which typically affect hiring and firing patterns.
Kym I. King has been promoted to vice president of public relations and community affairs at Goodwill Industries of Houston.
Karen Di Fulgo has been promoted to senior vice president, human resources, at Benchmark Hospitality International.
"There has been a great demand escalating for high-rise living in the heart of The Woodlands Town Center for the last few years," Paul Layne, executive vice president of master-planned communities for the Howard Hughes Corp.
[...] they start talking about drug cartels and the latest drug-deal-gone-bad movie featuring dismemberment and blowtorches.
Tourism here has greatly recovered from both the cartel wars and the global financial collapse.
Advocates of legalizing marijuana have been around for decades, but the new push to make pot legal in Texas is increasingly backed by a multibillion dollar industry. While bills to legalize marijuana didn't pass the Texas Legislature this year, they've made it farther than ever before.
Using the Small Business Administration's Dynamic Small Business Search: 9 a.m.-noon, UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
Business Plan Basics: 9 a.m.-noon, UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
Houston Permits and Licenses Made Simple: 1-3 p.m., UH SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200.
Association of Contingency Planners - South Texas Chapter:
Program: A scenario-based mock-disaster exercise for a multinational organization using one of today's most concerning and evolving threats.
Tax and Immigration Consequences for Foreign Nationals:
Scientists in Pennsylvania say they've found fracking chemicals in drinking water wells.
Brenham-based Blue Bell Creameries found strong evidence of listeria in its Broken Arrow, Oklahoma plant as early as 2013 but failed to improve its sanitation programs, according to findings released today by the U.S Food and Drug Administration.
Many middle-income retirees are now paying taxes on those withdrawals at a 28.25 percent rate.
Retirees with Social Security benefits can pay 28.25 percent on withdrawals from their retirement plans.
As a consequence, an obscure tax that hit a handful of affluent retirees in 1984 today hits 30 percent of all retirees.