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2019 | Business News | In Focus | May 2019A Look at the Biggest Trade Show in GamingE3

2019 | Business News | In Focus | May 2019

A Look at the Biggest Trade Show in Gaming

E3

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is a long-running trade event for the computer and video game industry, one that has become perhaps the most notable of its kind. The event began in 1995 as a response to the burgeoning growth of the gaming industry and was started by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), a trade association established to oversee the gaming industry in the wake of controversies surrounding violent and mature content in video games.

2019 | April 2019 | Business News | In FocusThe Plastic Straw that Broke the InternetReducing the Use of Single-Use Plastics

2019 | April 2019 | Business News | In Focus

The Plastic Straw that Broke the Internet

Reducing the Use of Single-Use Plastics

To say the invention of plastic revolutionized manufacturing is an understatement – it literally changed our lives forever. With its roots going back hundreds of years, the development of plastic is credited to English chemist Alexander Parkes and the discovery of Parkesine (nitrocellulose), considered to be the first man-made plastic. Tied in to the evolution of photography, celluloid plates became a lighter alternative to the heavy and fragile glass plates used to capture early images.

2019 | Business News | In Focus | March 2019Woman-Owned BusinessesThe Fastest Growing Segment of our Economy

2019 | Business News | In Focus | March 2019

Woman-Owned Businesses

The Fastest Growing Segment of our Economy

In the U.S., more than 9.1 million firms, mainly small-to-medium enterprises, are owned by women. They generate $1.4 million in sales and employ nearly 7.9 million people, according to the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). Canada is keeping pace, as research cited by Susan Ward in ‘Statistics on Canadian Women in Business’ indicates that the country “is a global leader in women’s entrepreneurship, with participation of Canadian women business owners comparable to those in the United States.” But it has not always been this way, nor has it been easy.

2018 | Business News | In Focus | November 2018Home FreeBringing Vitality to Senior Living

2018 | Business News | In Focus | November 2018

Home Free

Bringing Vitality to Senior Living

Tales of a ‘fountain of youth,’ able to restore health and vitality, go back thousands of years to ancient Greek historian Herodotus who first referred to these miraculous waters. Inevitably, an ambitious few would seek out this magical fountain and its rejuvenating properties. The best-known remains famous Spanish explorer and conquistador Juan Ponce de León (1460-1521) who accompanied Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to America.

2018 | Business News | In Focus | October 2018The Changing Face of the WorkforceThe Retiring Baby Boomers and their Ripple Effect

2018 | Business News | In Focus | October 2018

The Changing Face of the Workforce

The Retiring Baby Boomers and their Ripple Effect

Across the United States, approximately ten thousand baby boomers are bidding adieu to the workforce every single day. For them, there will be no more commutes to work, no more gossipy co-workers, and no more deadlines, just kicking back and enjoying the twilight years of golf, traveling, reading, hobbies, playing with grandchildren, or doing nothing at all…

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