Economic Development

States Scramble as Amazon Announces Search for a Second U.S. Headquarters

Amazon announced yesterday its plans to open a second company headquarters in North America. The retailer said the project—known as "Amazon HQ2"—would cost more than $5 billion and would include as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs.

Doing Business in Cuba: How One U.S. Company is Laying the Groundwork

U.S. companies wanting to do business in Cuba should establish relationships now.

In Gov. Walker’s “Wisconn Valley” Vision, His State Anchors a New Tech Ecosystem

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants to leverage the Foxconn deal to turn his state into "Wisconn Valley".

2017 Regional Report: The West is Attracting High-Value Talent

Migration—by businesses and workers—is fueling growth in America’s Western states.

Foxconn’s Wisconsin Factory Proposal Questioned

Here are 3 tips for CEOs considering incentive packages from states.

Mercedes USA CEO Dietmar Exler Discusses the Company’s U.S. Strategy for Success

Since being named president and CEO of the best-selling luxury brand in America in early 2016, Mercedes-Benz’s Dietmar Exler has emerged as an important spokesman for the premium-segment group, which also includes archrivals BMW and Audi.

Kansas Rebuke of Deep Tax Cuts a Warning Sign for Other State Officials

Decision shows restraint may be necessary if the Trump administration is to achieve its reform goals.

Manufacturers Need to Take Better Advantage of Tax Credits and Incentives

Many manufacturers may not fully be taking advantage of all the tax credits and incentives available to them.

Global Travel to the U.S. Slips as Industry Laments Trump Funding Cut

And it's not just CEOs in the hospitality sector that have something to worry about.

Game Changer: How Billionaire Jeff Vinik is Helping to Remake Tampa

Before he decamped to Tampa to run a sports team, Jeff Vinik made billions for investors. Now he’s spending billions remaking his adopted hometown.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

After Plunging In December, CEO Outlook For 2019 Ticks Up In January

After plunging to a two-year low in December, CEO confidence in future business conditions ticked up 2.5% in January to 6.6 out of 10, from 6.4 out of 10 in December.
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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 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

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