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LAKE CHAMPLAIN REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BYP January Meet-up: Kestrel Coffee Roasters

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STATE OF VERMONT: "Choose Vermont" Scholarship Program Announced

The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation and 13 Vermont colleges and universities are announcing the 2020 Choose Vermont Scholarship Program, which will award $60,000 in scholarship money to students who commit to attend a Vermont school by June 1.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report 13.4 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in September were valued at $19.5 billion, an increase of 13.4 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report $13.8 billion in September sales

Sales by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in September 2019 were $13.8 billion.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report 11.8 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in September were valued at $30.4 billion, an increase of 11.8 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report $12.5 billion in September sales

Sales by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in September 2019 were $12.5 billion.

Vermont among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

Vermont was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

Vermont job growth this year projected at 0.5%

Job growth in Vermont is expected to reach 0.5 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 0.7 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

Inventories in aluminum and nonferrous metal products industry climb 1.1 percent in September

Inventories for businesses in the aluminum and nonferrous metal products industry increase $156 million, or 1.1 percent, to $13.9 billion in September, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Shipments of nonmetallic mineral products fall 2.1 percent in October

Shipments for nonmetallic mineral products decreased $240 million, or 2.1 percent, to $11.3 billion in October, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in December.

Shipments of wood products climb 0.9 percent in October

Shipments for wood products increased $78 million, or 0.9 percent, to $9.2 billion in October, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in December.

1,577 plastics and rubber products manufacturing businesses in the U.S. have between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 1,577 plastics and rubber products manufacturing businesses in the U.S. that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

16 nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing businesses in Vermont have between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 16 nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing businesses in Vermont that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

17 businesses in 05356 had between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 17 businesses in Vermont zip code 05356 that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

One business in 05359 had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016

There was one business in Vermont zip code 05359 that had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Seven businesses in 05358 had fewer than five employees in 2016

There were seven businesses in Vermont zip code 05358 that had fewer than five employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: 76.84% of people in Wilder were old enough to vote in 2017

Of the 1,451 citizens living in Wilder in 2017, 1,115 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 2, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Vermont Business Daily.

New manufacturing orders for search and navigation equipment, defense climb 2.4 percent in August

New orders for search and navigation equipment, defense increased $69 million, or 2.4 percent, to $2.96 billion in August, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in December.

New manufacturing orders for ferrous metal foundries fall 8.8 percent in September

New orders for ferrous metal foundries decreased $136 million, or 8.8 percent, to $1.41 billion in September, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in December.

Inventories in primary metals industry fall 0.4 percent in October

Inventories for businesses in the primary metals industry decrease $151 million, or 0.4 percent, to $34.8 billion in October, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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