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June 1, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Colorado's top 100 public companies

Qwest Communications International is once again the state's top-ranked public company based on 2009 revenues, but it could be for the last time. See the complete list.

The Colorado grocery wars heat up 

Colorado will gain a new player in the grocery market - and 500 jobs -- when SmartCo Foods opens five stores in June and July. By Randi Abels


Where do you get your information?


The best way to evaluate the quality and integrity of research reports and commentary is to follow the money. By Martha Young

My last two rules

Take the time to answer the following questions: What is presently non-negotiable in your life? What should be non-negotiable in your life? By Larry Valant

The Gen XYZ 25: Colorado's Most Influential Young Professionals


ColoradoBiz wants to celebrate the young entrepreneurs of the 21st century! We're looking for 21- to 39-year-olds who are creating game-changing technologies, business strategies, products and services. The Top 25 finalists will appear in our October issue and at our Gen XYZ party on Sept. 30 at Mile High Station.

Nominate your favorite young professional today! Deadline for submission is June 30.

Community Calendar


Find out more about the Minority Business Breakfast on July 22. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own .

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You can now submit your own Playmakers or In Biz items! And check out ColoradoBiz's new job board for job seekers and employers.  


Aaron Harber will host the first debate between Colorado Attorney General candidates John Suthers and Stan Garnett at 6 p.m. tomorrow at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Get your invitation!

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Grocery wars

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote reports on Channel 7 news about the grocery wars that are heating up in Denver with the arrival of a brand new chain.

The deadline for nominations has been extended to June 15!

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                           Tri-State: powering the rural West

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote learns more about Tri-State, the not-for-profit    wholesale power providers for rural power districts across the West.

See more ColoradoBiz stories on Channel 7

Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on business
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how business affects your life. You can also find them online at

The Association for Corporate Growth

  Learn more about the 12th Annual Golf Challenge on June 21. And read the latest ACG news here  and web exclusives here.