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Cracking the Cuban market: Land of opportunity for Louisiana

There are plenty of Louisiana business sectors that could benefit from improved relations with Cuba. Here's a partial list. Food and agriculture: This sector is...

Cox and Eatel go head to head to up the ante in Internet connection...

If you have Cox home internet service in the Capital Region, the company says you will have access to a much faster connection by...

Celtic Studios head Patrick Mulhearn on the best advice he has ever been given

(Photo by Brian Baiamonte) Patrick Mulhearn Executive Director, Celtic Studios Age: 40 “On my first day on the job at Louisiana Economic Development in 2006, I received some great...

How Ferrara Fire Apparatus produced the world’s highest pumping capacity fire engine

(Photos by Don Kadair) Upholding its claim as a worldwide leader in the fire industry, Ferrara Fire Apparatus has unveiled the Inundator Super Pumper, a...

Hacker for hire: Shades of Gray goes undercover to help companies spot vulnerabilities

With a business environment wrought by data breaches at major corporations and a prevalence of identity theft in an intricately connected commerce environment, the...

Executive Spotlight Q&A: Claude Bethea, Transformyx

(Photo by Don Kadair) Name: Claude Bethea Position: CEO, Transformyx Age: 49 Hometown: Baton Rouge Education: Some college—LSU third year, Quantitative Business Analysis   Where did your career get its start, and...

Capital Region manufacturers share their tips for—and experiences in—outsourcing to China

(Photography by Brian Baiamonte: Edward Comeaux of Comeaux Caps) American shoppers want to buy American-made goods. Or at least they say they do. “I’ve been in...

Baton Rouge entrepreneur: Walker Higgins of Muddy Water Paddle Co.

(Photography by Don Kadair) Position: Co-owner, paddler, outdoor adventurer Company: Muddy Water Paddle Co. What they do: A beach lifestyle store and one of the largest YOLO...

How do you guide employees with big dreams and ambitions

G. Blane Clark Managing partner, Kean Miller “You need to do your best to foster and encourage the dreams and ambitions while reminding the employee to...

Louisiana Technology Park’s Stephen Loy on how to bring your ideas to the marketplace

(Photo by Marie Constantin) The Executive: Louisiana Technology Park Executive Director Stephen Loy The Session: How to bring your brilliant invention to the real world So you have a...

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