Our top story today will depress the heck out of my granddaughter...the Dollar Store is officially dead as Dollar Tree today raised their prices by a whopping 25%. Also today you'll meet Rep. Ras Smith a Iowa House member who has announced his intention to become the next governor of this state. The intersection of business and politics today.
- The Dollar Store Story;
- President Biden and oil;
- Are gas prices historically high?
- Walmart ain't going back to 24/7;
- Best Buy and organized crime;
- Retailers betting on Black Friday foot traffic;
- The Wall Street Report;
- He will take his salary in...Bitcoin.
While we don't do "politics" on the Business News Hour we do realize that politics and business are greatly linked. Employers want highly skilled bright workers and those workers must come from world class classrooms. Many women have left the workforce because there is a lack of reliable child care and the list goes on. Today you'll meet Rep. Ras Smith (D-Waterloo) who has announced his candidacy for governor. You're just a click away from a whole host of issues that impact every person and business in the State of Iowa. Go...
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