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Friday, April 26, 2019

Companies step up to plate after tax cut

Hello, Companies are beginning to climb on board with bonuses following the passage of the tax bill. The latest Delaware-based companies to announce the payout is student loan servicer Navient. Comcast, which has more than 1,000...

Rich Heffron’s big night

Morning everyone, Monday night, Joe Biden  offered a  thunderous defense of the art of compromise and blue collar liberal values. But a big part of the annual meeting of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce...

The unsinkable Henrik Fisker

Good morning everyone, One thing you have to say about Henrik Fisker is that he never gives up. The talented auto designer, who had ambitious plans to build a mid-sized hybrid sedan at the former G.M....

Sears’ Prices Corner demise was decades in the making

Good morning, In the turbulent world of retailing,  news of store closings  prompts a search to check for a list of store closings.  Most of the time Delaware stores are not on the list. The lack...

Right to work ordinance  headed toward vote

Good morning, The Sussex County Council appears to be on the way toward a decision  on a right to work ordinance after a raucous meeting. The Cape Gazette did a good job in reporting the meeting,...

A couple of additions to Lake Superior’s  list

Good morning everyone, In a long-running New Year’s tradition, Lake Superior State University has released its  43rd annual List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. The list was started...

The case for looking back at 2017

Happy New Year, In early December, I  decided not to do a year in review piece. But on reflection, it was clear that 2017 proved to be a pivotal year for Delaware business and required a...

Tax questions as the year winds down

With the passage of the most sweeping legislation in decades, tax advisors will be working overtime to figure out strategies for the new year and perhaps the remaining days of 2017. Republican Governors in New...

Looking back at two great years

Good morning all, Congratulatory notes on the second anniversary of the rebranding to Delaware Business Now have been coming in during the past week via LinkedIn. Granted, it is easy to simply press the button, but...

Eying the possible windfall from state revenue forecast

Good morning, The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council received some good news earlier this week when the second of two forecasts this fall showed a gain in anticipated revenue. In all, about $50 million in...