Economic Development

Detroiters Heartened By Recovery News On Business Champion Dan Gilbert

The poignancy many Detroiters feel about Quicken Loans' Dan Gilbert’s health also reflects their personal feelings about him and his devotion to their city.

Bold Moves: How Three Companies Recruit In A Tight Labor Market

In a tight labor market, the best strategy for luring top talent is to brandish an exciting culture of innovation. Oh, and sunshine doesn’t hurt, either—at least according to three top business leaders from Universal Orlando Resort, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and AdventHealth.

2019 Best & Worst States For Business: An Overview

Texas remains at the top of the Best & Worst States for Business, but if you’re somewhere in the middle of the rankings, there are real prospects for changing CEO perceptions, just not always for the better.

After Amazon: What Happened In New York Isn’t Just About New York

The fiasco surrounding Amazon’s recent escape from New York reflects a broader, potentially devastating trend. The impact goes well beyond Gotham.

Best & Worst States for Business 2019: Where To Be

Recent deals gone awry suggest technology is disrupting economic development along with every aspect of business. Here’s our annual look at how the 50 states stack up.

Tech In The Heartland: Midwestern States Creating New Ecosystems

In addition to a lower cost of doing business than their coastal peers, mid-American cities demonstrate multiple strengths as sites for homegrown and imported tech companies.

Jeff Bezos’s Loss: 5 Defenses Of New York City

In the wake of the Amazon debacle, EIC Dan Bigman wants to stick up for New York City, even as the bad news piles like garbage on a sweltering sidewalk.

Steve Case And “The Rise of the Rest”

Steve Case has been getting notice for his annual bus tour, “Rise of the Rest,” in which he barnstorms middle America investing in digital-tech companies.

Waste Management CEO On Finding A New Headquarters

Waste Management President and CEO Jim Fish just took his company on a nationwide quest for possible new sites for the headquarters of the $15-billion North America industry leader.

MHPS’s Paul Browning On Using Location To Gain Competitive Advantage

As Paul Browning, CEO of MHPS, says, when your strategic goals include competing with other industry giants like GE and Siemens, every competitive weapon counts.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Plunges On Tariff Fears In June

Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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