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Large banks with Eau Claire branches announce merger

The largest Wisconsin-based bank will buy Milwaukee-based Bank Mutual in a deal valued at $482 million.

12 hrs ago
Housing prices, sales up in mid-’17

The volume of home sales continues ticking upward while prices have continued increasing at a robust pace, according to mid-year statistics from the Wisconsin Realtors…

3 days ago
Business Registrations 7/12/17

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in April.

1 week ago
Crafts store opens on Barstow Street

A new knitting and crafts store opened this week in downtown Eau Claire.

1 week ago
Business Registrations 7/8/17

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in February.

2 weeks ago
Business stays normal at Main Street Cafe during Chapter 11

BLOOMER — It will be business as usual at the popular Main Street Cafe in Bloomer while it undergoes Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in U.S. Western District…

2 weeks ago
Business Registrations 7/2/17

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in February.

2 weeks ago
Easing into it

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the summer issue of Business Leader, a quarterly magazine produced by the Eau Claire Press Co. To view that magazine…

2 weeks ago
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Business Roundup 7/22/17

Dublin will be BoA’s post-Brexit EU base

10 hrs ago
Self-driving vehicle unit started at Lyft

DETROIT — Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and…

12 hrs ago
Ford will fight air bag re­call expansion

DETROIT — Ford is fighting the latest expansion of the Takata air bag inflator recall.

12 hrs ago
Sears signs deal with Amazon

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears will begin selling its appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa.…

1 day ago
Requests for jobless aid continue to fall

WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits remains near historic lows indicating a robust job market. …

1 day ago
Sales decline hurts Harley-Davidson

MILWAUKEE — Shares in Harley-Davidson tumbled nearly 10 percent after the company reported lagging retail sales and shipments as new riders opted for used motorcycles…

3 days ago
Posh Goldman-Sachs begins offering banking for the masses

NEW YORK — More homeowner, less hedge fund titan. Goldman Sachs, long known for its super-rich clients and well-connected executives, is starting to act a lot more like…

3 days ago
Netflix piles up awards, viewers

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed…

4 days ago
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