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Top Five Most Watched Episodes of "Backroad Bites"

June 19, 2020 - Posted in Business by Leslie Leonard
Top Five Episodes of Backroad Bites

Crisscrossing across the Palmetto State, SCETV’s digital series “ Backroad Bites ” takes you down the path less traveled to find the most delicious local eateries across South Carolina. So, which eateries got the most mouth-watering views on South Carolina ETV's Facebook...

Workers' Comp and the Virus Crisis

June 19, 2020 - Posted in Business by Mike Switzer
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As companies continue to re-open their doors, health experts say that until much more testing has been done and a vaccine developed, they may be increasing their risk of employees and customers becoming sick with COVID-19. How has the pandemic affected workers’ compensation...

Selling in the Age of Covid

June 17, 2020 - Posted in Business by Mike Switzer
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In a post-Covid world, the sales process is being reinvented, just like so many others. While e-commerce and video calls have been tools for sales reps for a long time, they have certainly increased in popularity. Are the days of face-to-face sales presentations gone...

SC Entrepreneurial Update from the Swampfox

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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John Warner Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio An update of the news, issues, and events facing the entrepreneurial community in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville...

Experts Project COVID's Effect on the Business Workplace Going Forward

June 12, 2020 - Posted in Business by Tut Underwood
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Things are looking differently as businesses in South Carolina and elsewhere gradually open back up amid a still active coronavirus outbreak. Workplaces include the use of shields, masks, gloves, distance and other new methods. But according to Dr. Rich Harrill, director of...

Darla Moore | Women Vision SC

June 11, 2020 - Posted in Business by Linda O'Bryon
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The Darla Moore Foundation When Darla Moore began business school at George Washington University, she said she “didn’t know what a balance sheet was.” After graduating with her MBA, she moved to New York City and began in banking. She became one of the nation’s most...

Lou Kennedy | Women Vision SC

June 9, 2020 - Posted in Business by Linda O'Bryon
Lou Kennedy

President, CEO, and Owner of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation As president, CEO and owner of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Lou Kennedy runs a global company out of West Columbia, South Carolina. She and her husband helped establish the Kennedy Pharmacy Center...

Global Diversification Matters to Your Money

June 9, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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Even with the recent volatility in the US stock market recently, we have still outperformed other countries’ markets over the past several years. Our next guest says this is leading some investors to question the value of investing internationally. Mike Switzer interviews...

The Pandemic Shifts the Supply Chain

June 3, 2020 - Posted in Business by Mike Switzer
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One of the most discussed economic issues involving the aftermath of the virus crisis is what will change with our supply chain. We have already talked with some companies on this show who have changed their sourcing from China to the US. Will that shift become more...

A Timeframe for the Return to Economic Prosperity

June 2, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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Our state and national economies have slowly begun to re-open after months of dealing with the global pandemic. When can we expect to see the level of economic activity return to its pre-virus state? Mike Switzer interviews Frank Hefner, Director Office of Economic Analysis...

University Research Sparks Innovation in SC

May 29, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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A regular guest on this program, John “Swampfox” Warner, often talks about the importance of our state’s innovation and intellectual capital, particularly that which originates from our research universities. Our next guest is right in the middle of this scene. Mike Switzer...

Made Here | Natural soap for manly men

May 26, 2020 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
K Bar Soap

K Bar Soap Co. is a veteran-owned soap company based in Clover , South Carolina. Owner Chris McKinney makes "natural soap for manly men" and explains that one day, the idea for creating his brand just "clicked." He says, "Every time I'd go into a store, I'd see these...

How Will Greenville Spend Its CARES Money? Good Question

May 26, 2020 - Posted in Business by Scott Morgan
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When the U.S. Treasury released its list of jurisdictions that would be getting money from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES, Act, someone had to tell the Greenville County Council that the county was on it. “Somebody said, ‘Hey, I think I saw you...

Health Tech Start-Up Raises $5 Million

May 22, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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Raising venture capital has always been a struggle in the Palmetto State but late last year, our next guest was able to raise $5 million for her start-up, right out of the gate. It probably helped that she also runs a venture fund. Mike Switzer interviews Halle Tecco, CEO...

Soda City Market expresses encouragement and creativity during pandemic

May 1, 2020 - Posted in Business by Charles Dymock
Soda City Market

Soda City Market has been a staple of local business in the Midlands since 2005. The Main Street market, normally lined with vendors and street performers every Saturday morning, is now desolate due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO of Soda City Market, Emile DeFelice, has had...

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