Page Robinson is helping fill the void of saleswomen by beginning an intern program at her firm. Johnathan Zizzo/D Magazine photo

ADDRESSING THE LACK OF SALESWOMEN: Since starting Will Reed Jobs, founder Paige Robinson has seen a consistent demand for saleswomen, but noticed a lack of candidates to fill the roles. In 2018, she’ll create a women’s internship program at Will Reed to develop womens sales leaders. READ MORE AT D MAGAZINE

DALLAS FASHION ENTREPRENEUR SHARES LESSONS: Jason Simmons, the CEO of Dallas-based sock producer DeadSoxy says a distribution plan is the most important aspect to success, among other pieces of advice for entrepreneurs. READ MORE AT DALLAS INNOVATES

TEXAS FIRMS IN TROUBLE: Texas-based business law firms are facing competitive pressures from out-of-state corporate legal operations, and many of them say they will need to merge with larger firms in order to survive, according to a survey by a national legal consulting firm. READ MORE AT THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE

WHEN IS THE PROPERTY TAX APPEAL DEADLINE? In order to eliminate confusion, the deadline for a property tax appeal is now May 15, 30 days after the receipt of a notice of appraised value. READ MORE AT D MAGAZINE

WHO’S RAISING MONEY: Keller-based BILT Inc., which was created in 2012 as the first use of 3d technology to convert data into cloud-accessible content, raised $250,000 of a $1 million offering, one of the latest funding announcements in a busy week for the Dallas region. READ MORE AT DALLAS INNOVATES


The Wade Park project is dead, after a glimmer of hope for a kickstart. Courtesy Wade Park

WADE PARK OFFICIALLY DEAD: Bamcap Partners has set April 3 as the day Wade Park will be sold in a foreclosure auction, after the enormous mixed-use project never came close to opening in Plano. READ MORE AT BISNOW DALLAS FORT WORTH

THINK YOUR PITCH IS WORTHY? Startup founders and entrepreneurs within 100 miles of the Dallas area planning on joining the Rise of the Rest tour pitch competition in Dallas need to apply by March 20. READ MORE AT DALLAS INNOVATES

WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH ART? More businesses are willing to invest in art because it holds value and remains relevant for a lot longer than other amenities. Budgets for artwork have increased 50 percent to 70 percent over the last decade. READ MORE AT BISNOW DALLAS-FORT WORTH