Business and Finance

The Hiller Companies Acquires A&D Fire Sprinklers Inc.

The Hiller Companies has purchased California-based A&D Fire Sprinklers Inc. The acquisition closed on November 1. The Hiller Companies, headquartered in Mobile, provides fire detection...

Labor Market Improving, BBVA Says

Payrolls grew and unemployment rolls declined during August, signaling a potential for a “normal” labor market sooner rather than later, according to a report...

Safety in Alabama Businesses: Examining Financial Benefits

Most safety professionals understand the traditional benefits of investing in a safety program: fewer accidents and injuries, a better-trained workforce, improved morale and a...

Alabama Unemployment Claims Overwhelming

The Alabama Department of Labor has been overwhelmed with unemployment claims in the last two weeks, owing to the virus crisis. Many are having...

CBER Assesses Economic Impact of Virus Crisis

The Center for Business and Economic Research on March 31 issued a special report "COVID-19 and the Economy," and it is predictably bleak. "Business investment...

Bronner: Could mean economic ‘death spiral,’ but you’ve got to do it

This is the first in a series of commentaries by Alabama business leaders on the coronavirus crisis. Below we hear from David Bronner, CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, from his responses in an interview on March 20.

Our Bold Gaze into 2020

Expect more fun times, fake news, meatless treats in 2020

Top Stories of 2019

A few remembrances as we approach the Roaring ’20s

Veteran’s Business Accelerator Thrives in Huntsville

Huntsville — the hub city for businesses doing business with the Department of Defense — is a natural home for The Catalyst Center for...

River Financial Corp. Acquires Trinity Bank

Prattville-headquartered River Financial Corp., the 9th largest Alabama-based bank, has completed the acquisition of Alabama's 65th largest bank, Trinity Bank, based in Dothan, it...

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