Palmview unveils business development project

Retailers, restaurants and other businesses could find a home in Palmview as the city plans to launch a development project that would generate more revenue in the area.

Last week, the city unveiled its “Main Street” project that is meant to create space for businesses and retailers and will serve as the city’s downtown area.

City Manager Michael Leo said the Palmview Municipal Development District had been working on this project for about three years and it was spurred by a comprehensive demographics study and a retail leakage study that showed shoppers going to other areas to do their shopping.

“We’re basically sending sales tax dollars to other cities when there’s a demand for it here,” Leo said.


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Preply Unveils New Slate of Business Language Training Programs

COMPANY NEWS: Preply has just unveiled a brand new slate of business language training programs to add to its already robust offering. The three programs, focused on online corporate language training, will provide users with the ability to learn in English, German, and Spanish. In essence, these programs will look to expand business language training beyond just English.

The program itself is a part of Preply Enterprise, a new business offshoot of the company which aims to expand Preply’s innovation in language training into the corporate realm.

A Deep Dive into Preply

Preply was founded in 2012 to create a more streamlined and practical method of language learning online. They wanted to create something that would solve some of the issues in language learning that were rife in more traditional methods.

To that end, the company had developed an easy-to-use video platform that allows tutors and students from around the

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UK unveils 3-level lockdown plan; Liverpool at highest risk | World

Under the new measures, areas in England are classified at medium, high or very high risk, and placed under restrictions of varying severity.

Areas in the lowest tier will follow existing national restrictions, including a 10 p.m. curfew on pubs and restaurants and a ban on more than six people gathering. In areas at high risk, members of different households are barred from meeting indoors.

The “very high” risk tier will face restrictions including closing pubs — apart from those that serve meals — and, if local authorities want, other venues such as gyms and casinos.

Liverpool was the only area put into the top category Monday, but Johnson said authorities were still talking with other local leaders across the north of England.

Pubs, gyms, leisure centers, betting shops and casinos in Liverpool will close beginning Wednesday.

Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson said local authorities supported tougher restrictions as long as

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Sandra Masters unveils mayoral platform promising ‘a Regina for every citizen’

a person standing in front of a sign: Sandra Masters speaks outside of Regina city hall ahead of the 2020 municipal election.

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Sandra Masters speaks outside of Regina city hall ahead of the 2020 municipal election.

Regina mayoral candidate Sandra Masters unveiled a campaign platform focused on “creating a Regina for every citizen” Thursday morning.

Speaking outside of Regina city hall, Masters promised to save money through streamlining operations, create a safer community with proactive policing and anti-poverty measures and to grow local business with a plan based on “four key pillars”.

“They’re broad buckets, but I believe they encompass much of what I hope to accomplish with council and administration,” Masters said in her stump speech.

“Regina is being out-invested and out-hustled in economic development, our feeling of safety has diminished, we’re losing young people and our city is looking in need of care. And for years we’ve offered symbolism and promises instead of action.”

Read more: Former Regina Exhibition board chair, Sandra Masters, announces

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Hightower Unveils New Center for Leadership to Train and Equip Next Generation of Business Leaders

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hightower today unveiled its new Hightower Center for Leadership, an education and training program designed to empower the next generation of leaders in Hightower advisory businesses. The program – designed for soon-to-be partners, lead advisors, relationship managers, operational professionals, business managers and those involved with strategic decision-making – is focused on preparing wealth management leaders at a time when many practice founders are transitioning to retirement.

“Preparing future business leaders is critical for client retention and continued growth. While many second-generation professionals may be highly skilled in client services, they often lack management and leadership experience,” said Hightower’s Chief Growth Officer Scott Holsopple. “The new Center for Leadership provides members of the Hightower community with the opportunity to gain intensive training in the skills they need to grow their businesses organically and inorganically – including strategic planning, financial analysis, team management,

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Mexico Unveils Private-Backed $14 Billion Investment Plan to Lift Ailing Economy | Investing News

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government presented an almost $14 billion infrastructure investment plan on Monday as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador seeks to repair rocky relations with business leaders and lift the struggling economy.

The package, mostly privately financed, is the first clear sign of corporate bosses’ readiness to invest under Lopez Obrador since the coronavirus pandemic plunged Latin America’s no. 2 economy into its biggest slump since the Great Depression.

Ranging from a concession to revive a planned train link between Mexico City and the central city of Queretaro, to investments for state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), the raft comprises some 39 projects, the government said.

Unveiling the plan, worth over 297 billion pesos ($13.83 billion), at a news conference, Lopez Obrador extended a hand to corporate bosses with conciliatory language.

“We have no problem with business leaders. On the contrary, they deserve our utmost respect and

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Airbus Unveils Sleek New ACJ TwoTwenty Business Jet

Early in 2019, Airbus made waves in the commercial airframe business with the launch of the A220, a midrange, narrowbody jet smaller than a typical Boeing 737 or Airbus A319 but large enough to cover the full range of domestic routes in the United States. Now, the A220 airframe has been adapted by the corporate arm of Airbus for the launch of a new private offering: the ACJ TwoTwenty business jet.

Revealed on Tuesday, the ACJ TwoTwenty is built for the higher end of the corporate jet market. Based off of an A220-100 airframe, the ACJ TwoTwenty has 5,650 nautical miles of range, enough to keep the aircraft in the sky for twelve hours or cross the gap between Los Angeles and London. By contrast, one of the most popular private jets of all time,

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EU unveils 9 billion euro investment plan for the Balkans

The European Union says it will invest up to 9 billion euros ($10.6 billion) in the Western Balkans to help develop transport and energy infrastructure and spur economic growth and employment in six countries of the volatile region

BRUSSELS — The European Union said Tuesday that it will invest up to 9 billion euros ($10.6 billion) in the Western Balkans to help develop transport and energy infrastructure and spur economic growth and employment in six countries of the volatile region.

The EU’s executive arm, the European Commission, said the funds will be invested in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia from 2021-2027. The countries have ambitions to join the EU and the funds will help bring their economies into line with the bloc’s standards

The plan will see money funneled into 10 main areas, including road and rail networks,

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Gnosis by Lesaffre Fully Merges Human Health Capabilities, Unveils New Business Strategy

The business unit uses microorganisms to create solutions for human health and wellbeing

Gnosis by Lesaffre is striving to create a world that moves better, digests better, ages better, feels better, and, ultimately, lives better thanks to microorganisms and biotransformation. Earlier this month, Gnosis by Lesaffre unveiled its new, fully integrated brand and business strategy to help make this vision a reality.

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Gnosis by Lesaffre, a business unit of the Lesaffre Group, is unveiling its new, fully integrated brand and business strategy to the dietary supplement, functional food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Gnosis by Lesaffre, a business unit of the Lesaffre Group, harnesses the power of microorganisms and biotransformation processes like fermentation to cultivate nutritional actives, probiotics, and nutritional and functional yeasts that benefit human health and wellbeing. The business unit collaborates with dietary supplement,

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