Business and Economy http://nhpr.org en How The Market Basket Debacle Has Affected The Brand http://nhpr.org/post/how-market-basket-debacle-has-affected-brand <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="338" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/FMtTYdUNyTc?rel=0" width="600"></iframe><p>The shelves are bare at many of the 71 Market Basket locations from Massachusetts to Maine as the public battle over the future of the supermarket chain shows no sign of slowing. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:50:26 +0000 WGBH News 52490 at http://nhpr.org How The Market Basket Debacle Has Affected The Brand The Currency: Biz Reporter Brings N.H.'s Stratospheric Export Numbers Down To Earth http://nhpr.org/post/currency-biz-reporter-brings-nhs-stratospheric-export-numbers-down-earth <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Currency is NHPR's ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:03:04 +0000 Amanda Loder 52383 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: Biz Reporter Brings N.H.'s Stratospheric Export Numbers Down To Earth The Currency: How An Exeter-Based Skate Company Is Becoming One Of The Biggest Names In Sports http://nhpr.org/post/currency-how-exeter-based-skate-company-becoming-one-biggest-names-sports <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Currency is our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:42:43 +0000 Amanda Loder 51878 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: How An Exeter-Based Skate Company Is Becoming One Of The Biggest Names In Sports The Currency: As Paper Industry Folds Across U.S., N.H. Mill Thrives http://nhpr.org/post/currency-paper-industry-folds-across-us-nh-mill-thrives <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Currency is our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:30:03 +0000 Amanda Loder 51615 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: As Paper Industry Folds Across U.S., N.H. Mill Thrives Demographics, Wealth, Resiliency Add Up To More Over-Fifty Entrepreneurs http://nhpr.org/post/demographics-wealth-resiliency-add-more-over-fifty-entrepreneurs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What’s a classic profile of an entrepreneur? Smart, prone to risk and under the age of thirty.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Steve Young of </span><a href="http://streetwizetech.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">StreetWize</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Technologies&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">personifies some of those qualities, e</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">xcept he’s a 56-year old starting a new business aimed at older motorcycle riders.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:30:21 +0000 Sheryl Rich-Kern 51526 at http://nhpr.org Demographics, Wealth, Resiliency Add Up To More Over-Fifty Entrepreneurs The Currency: Nashua Company Scores Contract To Tutor Feds In Foreign Languages http://nhpr.org/post/currency-nashua-company-scores-contract-tutor-feds-foreign-languages <p></p><p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Currency is our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</em></p><p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Fireworks Industry Thrives In N.H. Amid Loose Regulations</strong></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:21:31 +0000 Amanda Loder 51235 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: Nashua Company Scores Contract To Tutor Feds In Foreign Languages The Currency: Long Time CEO Of King Arthur Flour Steps Down http://nhpr.org/post/currency-long-time-ceo-king-arthur-flour-steps-down <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><font><font>The Currency is our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</font></font></em></p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:11:59 +0000 Amanda Loder 50643 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: Long Time CEO Of King Arthur Flour Steps Down The Currency: Bay State Solar Company Expands Into N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/currency-bay-state-solar-company-expands-nh <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The Currency is our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:40:25 +0000 Amanda Loder 50449 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: Bay State Solar Company Expands Into N.H. The Currency: Who's Going On The Turkey Trade Mission, And Why They Say It Matters http://nhpr.org/post/currency-whos-going-turkey-trade-mission-and-why-they-say-it-matters <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today we begin a new segment on </span>NHPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> called The Currency.&nbsp; It’s our ongoing look at economic and business news in New Hampshire</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></em></p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:29:18 +0000 Amanda Loder 50068 at http://nhpr.org The Currency: Who's Going On The Turkey Trade Mission, And Why They Say It Matters Amid Recovery, Selling N.H.'s Foreclosed Homes Still A Challenge http://nhpr.org/post/amid-recovery-selling-nhs-foreclosed-homes-still-challenge <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Hampshire’s housing market continues to recover—but slowly.&nbsp; That’s according to <a href="http://www.nhhfa.org/data-planning/foreclosure/ForeclosureUpdate_06-04-14.html" target="_blank">new figures</a> released by the <a href="http://www.nhhfa.org/" target="_blank">New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority</a> today</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:13:22 +0000 Amanda Loder 49690 at http://nhpr.org Amid Recovery, Selling N.H.'s Foreclosed Homes Still A Challenge Harsh Winter Was Great (For The Ski Industry) http://nhpr.org/post/harsh-winter-was-great-ski-industry <p>It was a long, cold and snowy winter- that was good news for New Hampshire’s ski areas. Karl Stone, Marketing Director for Ski NH says the numbers are good for the resorts AND the state’s economy in general.</p><p><strong><em>How has the 2013/2014 season stacked up? </em></strong></p><p>Right now the numbers look really good… last year was our 5<sup>th</sup> best on record, and we’re tracking relatively even with that.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Rick Ganley 46384 at http://nhpr.org Harsh Winter Was Great (For The Ski Industry) Senate Kills Latest 'Right-To-Work' Bill http://nhpr.org/post/senate-kills-latest-right-work-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The New Hampshire Senate has voted down so-called “right-to-work” legislation.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The vote Thursday morning was 13 to 11, with every Senate Democrat and two Republicans voting against the bill to excuse non-union employees from paying fees to negotiate and administer contracts.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Republican-majority legislature in 2011 passed a bill, but they were unable to override a veto by then-Governor John Lynch.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:35:18 +0000 NHPR Staff 42745 at http://nhpr.org Senate Kills Latest 'Right-To-Work' Bill Foreclosures Drop To Six-Year Low http://nhpr.org/post/foreclosures-drop-six-year-low <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Only 161 homes fell into foreclosure in November, the lowest single monthly total since 2007.</p><p>New <a href="http://www.nhhfa.org/data-planning/foreclosure/ForeclosureUpdate_01-14-14.html" target="_blank">data </a>from the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority shows foreclosures were down 25% through the first 11 months of 2013, compared to a year prior.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:17:53 +0000 NHPR Staff 41827 at http://nhpr.org Foreclosures Drop To Six-Year Low Two New Oyster Farms Proposed http://nhpr.org/post/two-new-oyster-farms-proposed <p>Two new Oyster Farms could sprout up in Little Bay next year. If approved, it would make ten farms in operation in the estuary.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The max size for an oyster farm in New Hampshire is four acres, but the two proposed farms are both considerably smaller. One, </span><a href="http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/marine/marine_PDFs/aquaculture_apps/2014_Bayside_Oysters.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">from a UNH Masters student</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> would be 2.5 acres, and the other would be just an acre in size.</span></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 19:11:59 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 41749 at http://nhpr.org Two New Oyster Farms Proposed New Mortgage Regulations Now In Effect http://nhpr.org/post/new-mortgage-regulations-now-effect <p></p><p>The new year has brought some changes to the process of getting a mortgage. Home buyers may have already noticed as banks and other lenders have tightened standards since the recession, but new regulatory changes are going into effect. To hear how those changes will impact borrowers and the housing market in general, we’ve called Barbara Cunningham. She is with the Greater Manchester/Nashua Board of Realtors and also a member of the Board of Directors of the Mortgage Bankers and Brokers of New Hampshire.</p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:35:11 +0000 Rick Ganley 41609 at http://nhpr.org New Mortgage Regulations Now In Effect