Business en Clark County Tourism Industry Growing <p>Clark County is seeing its tourism industry grow according to a recently released economic report. The study done by Oxford Economics reveals that tourism contributes almost $368 million per year to the county's economy.<br /><br />Chris Schutte, of the Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, released the findings of the study which shows an increase of $42 million since 2011. He feels there are a few key factors involved with the financial improvement.<br /> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:20:32 +0000 Wayne Baker 53318 at Clark County Tourism Industry Growing Speedway Agrees To Purchase Hess Retail Holdings <p>Clark County based Speedway has reached an agreement to purchase Hess Retail Holdings for $2.8 billion dollars. The deal makes Speedway one of the largest convenience store chains in the country.<br /><br />Hess operates out of New York City and is the largest operator of convenience stores along the East Coast. Speedway's corporate headquarters are in Enon, and the company is a subsidiary of the Marathon Petroleum Company.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:15:07 +0000 Wayne Baker 51149 at Speedway Agrees To Purchase Hess Retail Holdings State Lawmaker Wants Retailers To Pay More To Employees Working On Thanksgiving <p>The day after Thanksgiving has traditionally been the start of the holiday shopping season. But this year, many retailers plan to open their doors with special sales on Thanksgiving itself. One Democratic State lawmaker says mandating employees work on that day is not right. Democrat Mike Foley explains he is introducing a bill that would require employers to pay much more to workers who work during that time.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 42021 at “Self-Insurance” Allows Ohio Businesses New Flexibility in Health Plans <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-4bc7ae29-0b37-c7f8-d821-354e7da5bfbf"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Southwest Ohio businesses have a new health care option on the table: so-called “self-insurance” allows companies to cut out the middle man.</span></span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:30:05 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41363 at Regional Leaders Meet With National Leaders in Recent Dayton Development Coalition Trip <p>The Dayton Development Coalition has wrapped up its annual trip to Washington, D.C. this week. The fly-in includes business, educational and government leaders from the area. This week on PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord is joined by Michael Gessel with the Dayton Development Coalition to talk about the trip.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 22:13:00 +0000 Emily McCord 33706 at