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The Grand Canyon State has seen its share of grand investments in 2018 with two companies that are revolutionizing their industries.


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The Grand Canyon State has seen its share of grand investments in 2018 with two companies that are revolutionizing their industries.

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Arizona: Billion Dollar Boom

The Grand Canyon State has seen its share of grand investments in 2018 with two companies that are revolutionizing their industries.

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Kwik Trip Expanding Operations, Creating 300 Jobs In Wisconsin

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ASOS Creating Over 1,600 Jobs In Georgia

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Lidl Creating 250 Jobs In Georgia

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Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida

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Lidl US Will Create 100 New Jobs In Maryland

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Gap, Inc. Expanding Gallatin, TN Distribution Facility

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