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Business Expansion Amid A Global Pandemic

This article was co-written with Elsa Roodt, Co-founder, Q Communications.





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Launching in the UK at the beginning of July was a very proud moment for us at Q Communications, and one that opens a new chapter for the agency. With offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, this is our first international outpost, and moves us beyond being a regional agency and into the international realm.

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We are launching during a pandemic, but considering we originally opened our doors in 2010 during the financial crisis, times of uncertainty do not deter us. We rarely follow the beaten path, but over the years, we have intuitively followed a formula during times of growth within the agency from launching a digital division, to opening new offices, and growing the team. Here are a few tactics that have worked out for us when growing our business:

1. Understand the market

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HR expansion for award-winning business

Níamh Kelly launched The HR Dept Shropshire in May 2018, a company which provides employment law and human resources support to small and medium sized businesses, and won the Start-up Business of the Year Award at last year’s Midlands Business Networking Awards.

The success of the company led to the launch of The HR Dept Wrexham and Chester on September 1, which is being fronted by experienced Senior HR Consultant Laura Bray. Ms Kelly has also added Apprentice HR Consultant Aleesha Skett to her team to help meet the increased overall demand for the company’s services.

“More and more businesses are understanding the need for professional advice concerning HR and employment law and the importance of getting it right from the start to prevent problems further down the road,” said Ms Kelly.

“The HR Dept Shropshire has been very successful and the time is now right to expand the business.

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Big expansion: Sheetz to open 50 stores in central Ohio by 2025 – Business – The Columbus Dispatch

Pennsylvania convenience store and gas station company Sheetz is planning 50 stores in central Ohio by 2025. The company has broken ground on stores in Obetz and Delaware.

Sheetz is moving full steam ahead with its $250 million rollout in central Ohio.

The Altoona, Pennsylvania-based restaurant, convenience store and gas station company said Monday that it is planning about 50 stores in central Ohio by the end of 2025.

It has broken ground on stores in Obetz and Delaware, the first of more than a dozen in central Ohio that Sheetz is scheduled to open by the end of 2021.

Beginning in 2022, the company plans to open about a dozen stores a year through 2025.

Eventually, the retailer says it will have about 1,500 employees in central Ohio, or 30 per store. The typical store will be about 6,000 square feet.

“We’re not coming in lightly, that’s for sure,”

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OST Accelerates Business Growth in Minneapolis with a partnership with Azul Seven, New Leadership and Office Expansion

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — OST, a digital and IT consulting firm, announces plans for exponential business growth in Minneapolis to power a more unified human-centered design and innovation practice leveraging expert IT strategy and execution.

Igniting the growth, OST has fully integrated human-centered design firm Azul Seven and hired Mitch Prust as vice president of enterprise solutions to further expand its Minneapolis presence.

As a result of the business growth, customers will benefit from OST’s expanded capabilities in core services including digital transformation, healthcare IT, IoT, digital commerce and data, as well as new services Azul Seven brings, such as experience strategy and design, qualitative customer insights and service design. Helping to lead the growth strategy, Prust will work closely with sales to drive solutions utilizing the new managed services within the expanded Minneapolis office.

“OST’s new initiatives deepen our experience in healthcare,

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Global Field Service Management Market By Business Growth, Trend, Segmentation, Top Key Players, Revenue and Industry Expansion Forecast Report

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Sep 09, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
The global “Field Service Management Market” is expected to rise with an impressive CAGR and generate the highest revenue by 2026. Fortune Business Insights™ in its latest report published this information. The report is titled “Field Service Management (FSM) Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis, By Component (Solution, Services), By Deployment Type (Cloud and On-Premises), By Organization Size (Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Large Enterprises), By End-User (Manufacturing, IT and Telecommunications, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Retail and Consumer Goods, Construction, and Others) and Regional Forecast, 2019-2026”. The report discusses research objectives, research scope, methodology, timeline and challenges during the entire forecast period.

The report evaluates the important characteristics of the market based on present industry scenarios, market demands and business strategies. Also the research report separates the

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Digital assets firm Cred eyes global expansion using Visa’s network

The decentralized finance platform Cred will now use Visa’s extensive reach to further push the adoption of lending and borrowing of digital assets.

On Sept. 8, Cred announced that it has joined the international payment behemoth Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program — a program that helps payment startups use Visa’s network, toolkits and expertise to build payment solutions.

Cred will use the payment giant’s reach and security to popularize decentralized lending and borrowing of cryptocurrencies, or crypto loans.

Cryptocurrency lending and borrowing shot to popularity recently with the launch of the Ethereum-based lending platform Compound. At the time of writing, the total value locked in lending and borrowing protocols makes up more than 40% of the total value locked in DeFi.

In the first week of June, the total funds across all DeFi applications amounted to only $1 billion. After three months, however, the DeFi market today holds more than

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Global Iron Ores and Concentrates Market to 2025 – Prepare Your Business for Global Expansion – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Press Release

DUBLIN–(Business Wire)–The “World – Iron Ores And Concentrates – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This report has been designed to provide a comprehensive study of the global iron ore market. It covers the most recent data sets of quantitative medium-term perspectives, as well as developments in production, trade, consumption and prices. The report also reveals a comparative analysis of the biggest consuming countries, revealing opportunities opened for producers and exporters across the globe. The outlook outlines market perspectives to 2025.

Countries coverage: Worldwide – the report contains statistical data for 200 countries and includes detailed profiles of the 50 largest consuming countries (United States, China, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Brazil, Italy, Russian Federation, India, Canada, Australia, Republic of Korea, Spain, Mexico, Indonesia, Netherlands, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Sweden, Nigeria, Poland, Belgium, Argentina, Norway, Austria, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Denmark,

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Demonstrators speak out against Central Business District expansion

TUCSON, Ariz. — A group of protesters who gathered outside the Ward 2 office say the upcoming decision is about more than just the bottom line.

Trish Muir, one of the organizers says it’s about the livelihood of Tucsonans and their families.

“Do we plot ahead full speed, or do we stop and be mindful and thoughtful of what we’re doing?” She told KGUN9.

She says expansions can be positive, like the revitalization of downtown Tucson.

“It’s been very successful. It’s activated a lot of buildings,” Muir added.

Though, she says it also has its downfalls.

“Our concern though is with the incentives and the tax revenues that are lost as a result of these programs, and we feel like it’s time to terminate it,” she told KGUN9.

The expansion proposition is to move into the south side of Tucson and areas north of downtown.

“There’s a lot of residential

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