RGV jobs numbers hit historic lows in April

The recently released jobs numbers for April showed what many in the Rio Grande Valley had seen for the last 18 months: improvement. Nearly every...

Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

NEW YORK — Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. Dressbarn has several...

Basic Economics: Dallas Fed Chief urges more workforce growth, GDP improvement

BROWNSVILLE — One good reason for immigration reform comes right down to basic economics. Robert Steven Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank...

2019 store closings eclipse all of last year

HARLINGEN — The year is turning into a bloodbath for national retailers. Already, the number of store closings since the first of the year has...

Hooking up: Port of Brownsville link to SpaceX perhaps one year away

The South Port Connector Road was in the works long before SpaceX appeared on the horizon, though it will come in very handy in...

Rio Grande Valley agency opens German office

HARLINGEN — The Rio Grande Valley is open for business — in Berlin. For the first time, a regional economic development agency has established a...

Job numbers improve in RGV while retail sales hold steady

Job numbers improve in RGV while retail sales hold steady

Gov. Abbott invites local entrepreneurs to small business conference in Edinburg

South Texas entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business can attend a Small Business Conference on Friday, March 29 in Edinburg, according to...

Aeromar enhances connecting service between McAllen and multiple destinations in Mexico

Aeromar customers flying out of McAllen will have more destinations in Mexico to choose from via a connecting flight in Mexico City, according to...

Gymboree heading for bankruptcy again, report says

HARLINGEN — Gymboree brands, the troubled children’s clothing retailer with brands including Janie and Jack and Crazy 8, plans to close all 900 of...