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USC's Annual Econ Outlook Conference Changes

September 30, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
Joey Von Nessen

Joey Von Nessen Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio This is the time of year when our next guest is busy preparing for his institution’s annual economic outlook conference but as with all events this year, it’s just not business as usual. Mike Switzer interviews Joey Von...

South Carolina Labs Staying Busy

September 23, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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For a small state, South Carolina is certainly doing its part to alleviate the wait times caused by the high demand for COVID-19 testing, as we highlighted in an interview with a Lowcountry company last week. Today, we’re going to tell you about an Upstate company doing the...

SC Entrepreneurial Update from "The Swampfox"

September 21, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
John Warner

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 ( Vet-Tabs ) and the SwampfoxSuccess Facebook page,...

Managing the Chronically Ill During the Pandemic

September 17, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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Individuals with pre-existing, chronic health conditions are probably the highest-risk group during this pandemic. Couple that with the need for telehealth and other technology solutions and you can see why our next guest’s company has been very busy. Mike Switzer...

Corporate Health and Wellness During the Time of COVID

September 10, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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The pandemic has certainly changed the workplace, bringing employees’ health and wellness concerns to the forefront. Our next guest says that the wellness part of that equation is not getting enough attention. Mike Switzer interviews Lisa Burbage, CEO and founder of...

Will the 4th Quarter Show a Significant Economic Rebound?

September 2, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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Now that we’re six months into the economic crisis caused by the pandemic, are our national and state economies responding as expected? Mike Switzer interviews Frank Hefner, Director Office of Economic Analysis and Professor of Economics at the College of Charleston .

SC Business News Update from Alan Cooper

August 31, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
Alan Cooper

Alan Cooper Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Alan Cooper, founder and editor of three online business news websites in South Carolina...

SC Fight for Clean Energy Continues

August 19, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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A clean energy organization in our state recently decided to end its operations and turn its efforts and its leaders, our next guests, over to a regional organization with a South Carolina task force. Mike Switzer interviews Bonnie Loomis, former executive director of the...

Municipal Finances Suffering from COVID-19

August 13, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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We are all very aware of the issues companies have been facing through this pandemic, but what about the cities, towns, and counties across our state. With many of them relying on hospitality and accommodations taxes, their finances have been hit hard as well. Mike Switzer...

The Balancing Act Between Retirement and Education Funding

August 6, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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For parents, deciding how much to save for retirement versus what to set aside for a child’s education can be a difficult balancing act. Our next guest says that while saving for your future should be a priority, that doesn’t mean you can’t include funding your child’s...

Struggling to Re-Open Economy

August 4, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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With the re-opening of the economy and the resurgence of the virus this summer, hopes for better times ahead have been delayed. Is restarting the economy becoming more and more reliant on a vaccine? Mike Switzer interviews Bruce Yandle, Dean Emeritus at the College of...

Processing Food During a Pandemic

July 24, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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We’ve heard about the issues facing the meat packing industry during this pandemic. But what about the multitude of other food processing and distribution facilities across the country and our state? Mike Switzer interviews Brian King, president of A M King in Greenville,...

Changes in Consumer Behavior Post-Pandemic

July 17, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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There is no doubt that the pandemic and resulting quarantines have caused some perhaps permanent shifts in consumer attitudes and behavior. Which is why our next guest’s company has begun conducting studies to discover how consumers in our area (North and South Carolina)...

Investors are Looking for Crisis-Proof Companies

July 14, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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With the disruptions that occurred in the stock market due to the pandemic, many investors are now focusing on companies that can endure crises like these. Mike Switzer interviews Joseph Costigan, a chartered financial analyst with Apricus Wealth in Beaufort, SC, and a...

Event Marketing When There Are No Events

July 9, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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We are all well aware of the effect the pandemic has had on charities and other organizations, such as universities, concert venues, etc. that depend heavily on events for revenue. So you can imagine what has also happened to our next guest’s company which specializes in...

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