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Bauer Business Focus: Walter Ulrich

Posted on · Last year, Forbes Magazine singled out the Houston Technology Center as one of ten technology incubators that are changing the world. Walter Ulrich, president and CEO of the center, joins Andrew Schneider on this week's "Bauer Business Focus" to talk about the center's efforts to transform Houston into a hub of high technology

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Japan and Houston Supply Chains

Posted on · Japan now estimates the damage to its economy from the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster could top $300 billion. Andrew Schneider reports on how that damage is filtering through to the local economy.

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Bauer Business Focus: Latha Ramchand

Posted on · Civil wars and nuclear disasters on the other side of the world have an instant effect on companies right here in Houston. Latha Ramchand, Interim Dean of the University of Houston's Bauer College of Business, joins Andrew Schneider on this week's "Bauer Business Focus" to talk about risk management, as well as about her vision for the school.

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Strong International Sales at the Rodeo

Posted on · The 2011 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is entering its final week. While most attendees are focusing on competitions and concerts, some of the highest stakes action has been taking place behind the scenes. Andrew Schneider looks at the rodeo as a hub of the international cattle trade.

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Bauer Business Focus: Kevin Simon & Glenn Cordúa

Posted on · The last few years have shown plenty of industries once thought recession-proof are anything but. Alcohol may be one of the few exceptions. Professors Kevin Simon and Glenn Cordúa of the University of Houston's Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management join Andrew Schneider on this week's "Bauer Business Focus" to talk about alcohol and the industry behind it.

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Houston PMI

Posted on · The Houston Purchasing Managers Index is showing a seventeenth consecutive month of growth for the local economy. Andrew Schneider reports.