by Tracy Barbour | Feb 27, 2023 | Finance, Magazine
Local banks support businesses coping with supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, inflation, rising interest rates, and global conflicts.
by Tracy Barbour | Feb 1, 2022 | Finance, Magazine
Despite their substantial economic impact, it is often more difficult for companies that are owned by minority groups to satisfy their business capital needs. That’s why it’s essential for minorities to have access to sufficient funding and support through government-backed loans, traditional bank financing, and creative funding options.
by Tracy Barbour | Dec 10, 2021 | Finance, Magazine
Borrowers can use debt restructuring to renegotiate their delinquent financial obligations, restore liquidity, and continue their operations.
by Tracy Barbour | Jul 1, 2021 | Magazine, Telecom & Tech
In the past year, schools at all levels partnered with telecommunication companies to implement technology on an unprecedented scale.
by Tracy Barbour | May 10, 2021 | Environmental, Magazine
Alaska’s thriving maritime industry is supported by a variety of environmental companies and other organizations that help clear industrial debris from the state’s waterways and shoreline, keeping Alaska’s ecosystem as pristine as possible while combating a never-ending problem.
by Tracy Barbour | Apr 19, 2021 | Magazine, Tourism
After a devastating “lost season” in 2020, Alaska tourism stakeholders are hoping this summer will see a much-needed return of visitor spending—or at least the start of the recovery process.
by Tracy Barbour | Jan 4, 2021 | Magazine, Professional Services
Effective leadership is paramount to the success of every business, and an increasing number of executives and managers in Alaska are capitalizing on leadership coaching to enhance their expertise and create positive outcomes for their organization.
by Tracy Barbour | Nov 23, 2020 | Finance, Fisheries, Magazine, Telecom & Tech
Blockchain is one of today’s most cutting-edge technologies—and it is changing the way the world does business.
by Tracy Barbour | Oct 13, 2020 | Magazine, Telecom & Tech, Tourism
As the coronavirus pandemic persists, going virtual takes on a deeper meaning for larger-scale events where people have traditionally gathered in person for training, education, and networking. Many Alaska organizations are converting their conventions, conferences, and other meetings to online or hybrid options that are safe for attendees.
by Tracy Barbour | Feb 20, 2020 | Monitor
Branding is an intangible but powerful force. And branding can be even more important for companies operating in Alaska, a relatively small market where relationships and reputations often play an expanded role in business success.