Larimer Square, Denver.

Colorado economy shows more signs of recovery, filings indicate

Nov. 10, 2020

Colorado business is showing more signs of a recovery from the COVID-19 economic slump, according to a new CU Boulder report.

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Consumers’ Instagram posts provide powerful insight for brands

Oct. 28, 2020

A new study reveals that images consumers create and share in social media offer businesses real-time insights into the uses, feelings and experiences of their brands.

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Fake COVID-19 news makes you want to treat yourself on the cheap

Oct. 13, 2020

People exposed to fake news during the already uncertain COVID-19 era are simultaneously compelled to treat themselves and to try to save money, according to new research.

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Colorado business sentiment negative but improving

Oct. 2, 2020

Colorado business optimism continues to recover from historic lows but it is still not back into positive territory, according to a new report.

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Costs of oil and gas setbacks minimal but increase beyond 1,500 feet

Sept. 9, 2020

Requiring 1,500 feet between oil and gas operations and buildings or waterways would have minimal impacts on oil and gas availability, according to a new study from CU Boulder and Colorado School of Mines.

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Colorado to lose 128,500 jobs in 2020, report forecasts

Aug. 13, 2020

The Colorado economy will lose thousands of jobs in 2020, according to a new report from the Business Research Division at CU Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

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Worst of Colorado recession may be behind us, new report shows

Aug. 5, 2020

The worst of the COVID-19-induced recession may be in the rear-view mirror for Colorado businesses, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold released on Aug. 5.

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New study shows brands advertising with more moral reasoning

July 22, 2020

Consumers are demanding that companies act more ethically. The good news: a new study shows moral reasoning is on the rise among advertising pros.

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Silicon Flatirons, Startup Colorado to launch policy academy for rural entrepreneurs

July 10, 2020

A collaborative group out of the University of Colorado Law School will develop and execute a three-day entrepreneurial policy academy for rural entrepreneurs and leaders in Colorado.

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Colorado business optimism shows historic rebound

July 1, 2020

Colorado business leaders’ optimism is rebounding from historic lows, though leaders are still generally pessimistic, according to the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index.