Business

Excitement is building in downtown Phoenix as Super Bowl festivities begin this weekend. Businesses in the city's core are gearing up for constant crowds and a huge boost in sales, while nearby local shops just outside the central zone aren’t quite sure what to expect.
January 23, 2015
Phoenix-based SkyMall LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday, citing financial troubles and an eroded business model caused by in-flight Internet connectivity and increasing competition in the retail industry.
January 23, 2015
A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require lobbyists in Arizona to disclose to the public how much their clients are paying them.
January 20, 2015
A project aimed at converting a piece of land along Tempe Town Lake into a multi-use space fell through. It’s the second major development in the area to fail. The Tempe City Council will discuss this evening what to do with the space.
January 29, 2015
As the cost for Super Bowl commercials hit record highs this year, advertisers hope to engage consumers with more meaningful messages and less provocativeness.
January 28, 2015
Google Fiber announced four metro areas it’s expanding to and Phoenix is not on that list, but it isn’t out of the running.
January 27, 2015
Arizona lawmakers have introduced a bill that would protect the LGBT community from employment discrimination, the same legislation that has failed to pass several times. With same-sex marriage now legal in Arizona, lawmakers are hoping to be successful, while some conservative groups vow to put up another fight.
January 19, 2015
Plans for a massive project in downtown Tempe where USA Basketball's headquarters was to be relocated have fallen apart after Arizona State University dropped its development partner. Experts say the project was unique, yet ambitious and expensive, which made financing extremely difficult.
January 12, 2015