Business conventions are making a comeback after COVID layoff

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In pre-COVID times, business events – from small academic conferences to giant trade shows like CES – routinely attracted more than 1 billion participants each year. The pandemic brought those global gatherings to a sudden halt, emptying convention centers and shuttering hotels. More than a year later, in-person meetings are on the […]

Securian Financial acquires Armour Group

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Securian Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Securian Financial Group, has today announced its acquisition of Armour Group Inc., marking its third Canadian acquisition in five years. Based in London, Ontario, Armour Group distributes insurance and warranty products through automobile dealers, recreational vehicle dealers and finance companies in Canada. Following the […]

Stocks struggle amid Delta variant, economy concerns

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Stocks fell on Wednesday in directionless trade, extending he previous day’s declines as rising COVID-19 infections momentarily upended expectations about growth. In Tuesday’s regular session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index lost ground, but the technology-laced Nasdaq bucked the trend by posting a marginal gain. The market […]