Rob Heidrick

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Texas Business Report: Dallas Is Always the Bridesmaid

The city lost its bid for the GOP convention and a chance to bring in millions in revenue.

Texas Business Report: The Stock Market Got a Bit Craftier

Finance-minded crafters, take note: Michaels has gone public. This and other business news from around the state.

Texas Business Report: Moto Ex

Barely a year after opening the nation’s first smartphone manufacturing factory in Fort Worth, Motorola has announced plans to close the plant by the end of this year.

Texas Business Report: One Giant Leap for SpaceX

The FAA signed off on an environmental review that found the proposed spaceport wouldn’t adversely affect protected wildlife.

Texas Business Report: Bryan-College Station, We Have a Problem

Doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, but NASA is considering relocating its backup mission control from Alabama to Bryan-College Station.

Texas Business Report: J.C. Penney Seeing Signs of Growth

A stock spike signals to investors that the beleagured retail chain is finally starting to see the ship turn.

Texas Business Report: Going Offshore

Two energy exploration giants are shifting the focus of their Texas operations.

Texas Business Report: Toyota Motors Over to Plano

And they might pick up some local talent.

Texas Business Report: In Low Cotton

Nationwide cotton crop inventories are at a 23-year-low, and the shortfall is especially pronounced in Texas, America’s number-one grower.

Texas Business Report: Anadarko Petroleum Pays $5.1 Billion to Settle Pollution Case

The award—a record high for a Justice Department environmental settlement—will go toward restoring sites harmed by uranium mining, chemical manufacturing, waste dumps, and other operations overseen by Anadarko’s subsidiary Kerr-McGee.

Texas Business Report: A High-Speed Rail Network Gets Fast-tracked

Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth are working with the private transportation company Texas Central High-Speed Railway to pursue its goal of transporting riders between the Houston and DFW metro areas in about ninety minutes.

Texas Business Report: Fossil is a Smart One to Watch

The Richardson-based accessories maker will partner with Google as part of the tech company’s play to get into wearable technology. 

Texas Business Report: What Is the Future of the Houston Ship Channel?

Hundreds of ships navigate the 52-mile channel each day, requiring pilots to engage in a maneuver they have dubbed “the Texas Chicken,” in which “two ships to chart a course for a head-on collision, then swerve right, and use each other’s wave pressure to move safely past.”

Texas Business Report: Dr Pepper Weathers the Soda Slump

Trinity East Energy sues Dallas, Whole Foods’ stock takes a dip, and more from the week in business. 

Texas Business Report: RadioShack Gets Back in the Game

A winning Super Bowl ad boosts the aging electronics equipment’s stock. 

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