Curb Life Sciences Business Risk With AI – Risk & Compliance Journal

While AI is already helping improve process efficiency in the life sciences industry, it is likely that, within the next three to five years, it will prove its value in R&D and across other areas of the value chain.

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the focus on the use of AI across the life sciences organization, from R&D to manufacturing, supply chain, and commercial functions. During the pandemic, company leaders and managers realized they

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A fire destroyed Freeport’s Duryea’s Flower Shop, but not its business

Instead of Otto’s Sea Grill serving stuffed shrimp and surf and turf this winter in Freeport, a flower shop is using the space to make bouquets and poinsettias in time for the holidays.

Weeks after an overnight blaze in the village destroyed Duryea’s Flower Shop and a neighboring deli on Guy Lombardo Avenue, the family-owned business has relocated down the Nautical Mile to Otto’s Sea Grill until the spring.

The seafood restaurant of 91 years

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Downtown Greenville penthouse sells for $2.97M; hockey is back; Hartness breaks ground | Greenville Business

The sale of a penthouse condo at Falls Tower Camperdown was completed Nov. 24 for $2,970,000, according to multiple real estate listing websites and the agent representing the buyer.

The more than 5,400 square foot residence is listed with the address 355 S. Main St. Unit 1501 and is one of two top-floor units, according to the development’s website. The seller, IMI Worldwide Properties, was represented by Bruce Fine, senior vice president of residential brokerage

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Falls Tower Camperdown penthouse sells for $2.97M; hockey is back; Hartness breaks ground | Greenville Business

The sale of a penthouse condo at Falls Tower Camperdown was completed Nov. 24 for $2,970,000, according to multiple real estate listing websites and the agent representing the buyer.

The more than 5,400 square foot residence is listed with the address 355 S. Main St. Unit 1501 and is one of two top-floor units, according to the development’s website. The seller, IMI Worldwide Properties, was represented by Bruce Fine, senior vice president of residential brokerage

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Business works to renovate and repurpose Waterville properties | Empire Press

Brenton Lavelle and Mike Beverick are business partners who love small-town America and want to enhance and preserve it.

Housebuilder (Beverick) and recently retired civil service officer (Lavelle) started the company Plain Holding LLP over a year ago. The company’s first project was to build some houses in the Plain and Lake Wenatchee areas.

They did some of their banking at Umpqua Bank in Waterville, and through branch manager Katie Shafer, they learned about a

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Columbia small businesses count on holiday sales amid COVID-19 | Business

COLUMBIA — Shuttered for weeks by public health mandates earlier this year and still struggling with reduced sales, locally owned retailers say this holiday shopping season is critical to small businesses’ ability make it through to the new year.

“My lease is up at the end of the year. If things don’t improve dramatically — if I don’t have a good Christmas season — I probably won’t be here after January,” said Lainie Lewis, owner

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Lee’s Summit business receives $5,000 grant from Spanx founder

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A Lee’s Summit business owner was among more than 1,000 women who each recently received a $5,000 grant from a multi-billion dollar company.

The Red Backpack Fund, a partnership between Global Giving and Spanx to help female-owned businesses rebound during the coronavirus pandemic, allowed Kelly Lankford to launch a website for her design studio ahead of the holiday shopping season.

“[It’s] such a relief to have that money given to us

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You need the right tools when building a new business

Few entrepreneurs start businesses because they are passionate about technology, and even tech entrepreneurs tend to say what they are most passionate about is helping customers.

But in this digital era, having an online presence is more important now than ever, and that means business owners must have at least some familiarity with digital concepts and tools.

According to senior CNET editor Claire Reilly, the past decade has seen the launch of numerous tools and

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NYC restaurants coming up with creative offerings to stay in business

New York City restaurateurs are concocting novel ways to drum up business during the holidays, even as a looming COVID-19 lockdown threatens to shutter their venues citywide for the second time this year.

The Tao Group — which was forced to close many of its high-profile hangouts this spring because of the pandemic — is now offering “virtual holiday parties” after Mayor de Blasio warned last week that another lockdown is likely to slam restaurants

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Small Business Saturday in Story County, Iowa: What businesses have planned

Ronna Faaborg
 
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Chamber of commerce officials across Story County are encouraging shoppers to stick close to home this weekend and enjoy the sales and promotions going on for Small Business Saturday.

“We really encourage everyone to shop local and shop Story County,” said Sarah Dvorsky, events coordinator for the Ames Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a really great opportunity for

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‘Covidpreneurs’ forge ahead with new business ventures despite, or because of, pandemic

A week before the coronavirus pandemic hit Maine hard in March, the corporation that employed Jennifer DeChant decided to eliminate her position in government relations.

Actually, she was given a choice: She could keep her job on the condition that she relocate to upstate New York. She declined.

DeChant took stock of her situation and her options. All around her, restaurants and shops were closing. People were being furloughed or laid off. One of her

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Lombardo’s restaurant reopens in Lancaster city after $2M-plus renovation | Local Business

Lombardo’s reopened this week in Lancaster city after a more than $2 million renovation of the longtime Italian restaurant.

The restaurant at 216 Harrisburg Ave. was bought in December 2018 by Sam Lombardo, whose uncles started it in 1946 and whose cousins ran it before he took over.

“We feel this is another way of giving back to the history of our Lombardo family,” said Lombardo, who founded Benecon Group, an insurance agency, benefits administration

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Meyers High School property up for sale at $4.38 million | Business

The Meyers High School property is up for sale at $4.38 million, according to online real estate listings.

The property includes the 250,000 sq. ft. school building with an auditorium and gymnasium and Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium, which contains a track and football field. The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board voted 6-2 Oct. 26 to list the property for sale with broker Gregory Barrouk of City Brokers LLC.

The district plans to close Meyers in South Wilkes-Barre

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Some Lancaster restaurants to voluntarily close dining rooms after spike in COVID-19 | Local Business

In response to the surge of COVID-19 cases across Pennsylvania, at least two Lancaster County restaurants have voluntarily closed their indoor dining areas, a move few other establishments have made statewide.

In downtown Lancaster, the Pressroom restaurant, which is owned by Steinman Communications, publisher of LNP, reverted to a takeout-only model last Friday. “While no one from our staff has tested positive for COVID-19, we are committed to ensuring the safety for all of our

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Developers of ex-YMCA site to explore way to save 1868 tavern there | Local Business

The members of the city Historical Commission raved Monday about the proposed redevelopment of the former Lancaster YMCA site into apartments, offices, small stores and restaurants.

But the commission members also expressed a fondness for a historic tavern and a historic carriage house next door on West Frederick Street that the developers want to raze.

So, after two hours of discussion, land owner Lancaster General Health and its partner, developer Hankin Group, reluctantly agreed to

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11 Ways To Support Small Businesses This Holiday Season, According to Small Business Owners

According to a report conducted by Yelp, as of late August, around 60 percent of the nearly 164,000 businesses listed on the platform that had closed during the pandemic would not be reopening. Those numbers are bleak and emblematic of the far-reaching implications COVID-19 has had on people and their livelihood. The good news is that this holiday season, you can help to keep that number from soaring higher than necessary by learning how to

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Terrorist group founder now running online neo-Nazi T-shirt business

The Blackguard online shop run by National Action co-founder Ben Raymond (screengrab)
The Blackguard online shop run by National Action co-founder Ben Raymond (screengrab)

The co-founder of a far-right terrorist group has set up an online business selling neo-Nazi T-shirts, The Independent can reveal.

Ben Raymond, who started National Action in 2013, distanced himself from the group after it became the first far-right association to be banned under British terror laws.

More than a dozen people have been jailed for membership of the organisation, and other followers

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Thorpe and Company, oldest retailer in Sioux City, to close as proprietor prepares to retire | Local Business



Thorpe & Co. Jewellers closing

Rusty Clark helps long-time customers Carla and Peter MacFarlane look at watches Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at Thorpe & Co. Jewellers in Sioux City, Iowa. Clark and his wife, Karen, have announced their retirement and the closure of the store which has been in Clark’s family for 120 years.




SIOUX CITY — Much as he loves Thorpe & Co. Jewellers, Rusty Clark wanted to enjoy retirement and spend quality time

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Comings and Goings: Yuma has several new food options | Business

Today’s column is all about food, food, food, starting with a new food grab-and-go store. Thee Food Boutique is now open at 281 W. 24th St., Suite 116A, bringing together three different companies with a variety of unique products and an array of flavors.

Chef Lucy Sedano, owner of Caterfit Yuma Meal Prep Services, has partnered with Mama Bella Hot Sauce and Lucha Kombucha to showcase their love of cooking and maintain direct

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