US Business Executive Blog

August 12, 2015 by Erica Berry

As a platform for elite business leaders across the nation to connect, network and share ideas and challenges, it’s time we looked the part. Starting with our first summer edition of 2015, we will introduce a new layout and design across our print and digital publications.

From niche industry trend...

July 28, 2015 by Erica Berry

Our two-part blog series on advice from successful business owners continues as we share insights from leaders featured in our Spring II edition...

July 2, 2015 by Erica Berry

The U.S. has always been Mexico’s No. 1 trading partner, and until recently, Nogales, Arizona, has always been the leading land port of entry for Mexican produce and goods. However, a new superhighway connecting Mexico’s Pacific coast to Texas’ Lower Rio Grande Valley has allowed the region, in particular Pharr, Texas, via the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge (Pharr Bridge), to evolve into...

June 9, 2015 by Erica Berry

Running a business, whether as an entrepreneur or an industry-leading executive, is hard work. It takes determination, drive, maybe a little luck and usually guidance from other successful people as well. Most successful business owners say it pays to mind the advice of others who have shared similar experiences – seeking wisdom from mentors, colleagues and for family-run businesses, even mom...

June 3, 2015 by Erica Berry

Will robots cause unemployment or create new types of jobs for humans? That’s the question that has plagued the industrial manufacturing industry since Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released its findings that robots are set...

April 23, 2015 by Erica Berry

Each year businesses lose billions in sales by not appearing everywhere they can be online. That’s a lot of money to put down the drain simply because you’re not managing your online reputation. But if you’re reading this it’s probably because you’re aware of how important...

April 13, 2015 by Jeanee Dudley

In the United States food market, health-oriented products continue to make headway. With consumer trends leaning more toward lighter eating recent years, manufacturers, processors and marketers are consistently looking for the next big thing, seeking out ingredients that minimize calories...

March 23, 2015 by Erica Berry

For more than four decades, the Clean Water Act (CWA) has protected our nation’s waterways, providing us with safe water to drink and pristine places to hunt, fish, swim and play. During this time, businesses across all industries, including farmers, cattlemen and other leaders in the agricultural field, have done their...

February 3, 2015 by Molly Shaw

Wine shipped direct to the front doorstep? Sounds too good to be true, but direct-to-consumer (DTC) is a growing segment of the multibillion dollar wine industry in the U.S. As demand pours over more states are loosen shipping compliancy laws, allowing DTC transactions to flow nearly nationwide.

The first factor in the increase of DTC transactions is simple: greater demand. Americans...

February 2, 2015 by Jeanee Dudley

Over the years, community colleges have attracted a bad reputation which is finally coming around. In an era when college graduates in the United States owe a cumulative sum of $1.2 trillion and have fewer employment prospects than graduates of any generation before, it comes as no surprise that many are reevaluating the American higher education system.

Part of the issue that has come...

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