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SC Commerce Department uses business donations to supplement recruiting

...augment its recruiting efforts, including its successful bid to secure Volvo Cars' first North American plant.Department of Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt said the public-private fund comes in handy when his agency needs to quickly put together...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-18/sc-commerce-department-uses-b
Rants & Raves

...playing their usual games. RAVE TO THE U.S. Department of Commerce for seeking citizen input to the environmental...to the Regional Environmental Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/rants-raves
In Augusta and US, STEM workforce still sees fewer women

...percent from 2008 to 2018 and almost double the rate of other occupations, according to projections by the U.S. Department of Commerce ? the number of women represented in the STEM workforce still trails across many sectors.While women made up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-12/augusta-and
Scuttlebiz: Convention center had $11 million impact in 2014

...square feet.If data provided by the state is correct, it might not be vacant for long. The South Carolina Department of Commerce says 80 percent of industries looking at the state as an option are looking for a building to move into."This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/convention-center-had-11-m
Convention center had $11 million impact in 2014

...square feet. If data provided by the state is correct, it might not be vacant for long. The South Carolina Department of Commerce says 80 percent of industries looking at the state as an option are looking for a building to move into. "This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2015-04-03/convention-
US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism

...Airlines to transport the groups.About 170,000 authorized travelers made the trip last year, according to the Department of Commerce."Once people get a glimpse of Cuba, they always want to see more," said Katharine Bonner, a senior executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-carefully-
US travel industry has been quietly looking to expand into Cuba

...Airlines to transport the groups.About 170,000 authorized travelers made the trip last year, according to the Department of Commerce."Americans are very curious about a country that is 90 miles off our coast but has been off limits for so long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-has-bee
Mom, groups seek to inspire girls to pursue STEM careers

...high school.That's a belief that is gaining support in the education and business communities. The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates women make up less than 25 percent of the workforce in jobs related to STEM, an acronym coined by a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-11-29/mom-groups-seek-inspire-girls-pursu
Uh-oh, it's that time again: Uncontrolled envy is a dangerous emotion

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released its latest statistics on trends in the distribution of U.S. personal income. The Federal Reserve Board also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-09/uh-oh-its-time-a
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley traveling to India to lure jobs to South Carolina

...more than 1.2 billion people, ranks 16th in capital investment in South Carolina. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, South Carolina ranks 14th nationally in total exports to India, at $352 million last year, up from $110...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-07/south-carolina-gov-nikki-hale