Preparing for what it calls "crowds of eager holiday shoppers," JC Penney will hold its second annual National Hiring Day on Tuesday. The company has announced plans to hire 37,000 seasonal workers for a variety of jobs.
Nearly six months after the Mississippi River flooded dozens of Davenport companies, most of them are back in business. The Downtown Davenport Partnership says 75 to 80 companies across the Quad Cities were impacted by the flood, with about 35 of them located in downtown Davenport.
Workers at two John Deere plants in the Quad Cities will soon lose their jobs. Tuesday the company announced indefinite layoffs for about 50 production workers at the Harvester Works in East Moline, and 113 at the Davenport Works.
After over a decade in Milan, Agrisolutions has a new home. On Thursday, the agricultural manufacturing company opened its 110,000 square foot plant in southwest Rock Island, which is almost four times larger than its previous space.
A year and-a-half after a popular Moline restaurant was destroyed by fire, construction will start soon to re-build it. Wednesday city and company officials broke ground for the new Captain’s Table, at Marquis Harbor.