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Report: 5 North Carolina RadioShacks to close, including 1 in the Triangle

RadioShack will close five North Carolina stores, including one in the Triangle, according to a report from Business Insider. The Fort Worth, Texas-based electronics chain filed for bankruptcy for the second time in about two years earlier this month. A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2017

Report: 5 North Carolina RadioShack stores to close, including 2 in Charlotte region

RadioShack will close five North Carolina stores, including two in the greater Charlotte region, according to a report from Business Insider. The Fort Worth, Texas-based electronics chain filed for bankruptcy for the second time in about two years e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2017

Ranked: The top 30 high schools in North Carolina, according to U.S. News

When it comes to high school rankings, North Carolina sits in the bottom half of the country. U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best High School Rankings, with help from Research Triangle Park-based RTI International. The report looked.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2017

Ranked: The top 30 high schools in North Carolina (Slideshow)

When it comes to high school rankings, North Carolina sits in the bottom half of the country. U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best High School Rankings, with help from Research Triangle Park-based RTI International. The report looked.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2017

Payless ShoeSource closures include 3 N.C. stores, one in Triad

Payless ShoeSource, which has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, is closing 400 stores nationwide including three in North Carolina. The privately held company will close stores at The Shops at Mount Airy in Mount Airy, Northgate Plaza in Fayetteville.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2017

Monsanto CEO: Bayer buyout on track to close by year"s end

Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant said in an earnings call Thursday that the mega-merger with one of Research Triangle Park’s largest employers, Bayer, remains on track to close by the end of the year. The deal could have a huge impact on North Carolina because.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2017

Morning Roundup: Wichita"s latest news including recent earthquakes, power outages and more

Kansas company considers another wind farm Trade Wind Energy is considering a second wind farm in North Dakota. According to a KAKE report, the company proposed the addition of six towers near the Lindahl Wind Farm close to Tioga. WATC to receive $25.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2016

3 Triangle counties rank among best places to get a mortgage in N.C.

A new report from financial technology company SmartAsset has named three Triangle counties among the top 10 in North Carolina to get a mortgage. The study evaluated factors such as likelihood of approval by county, mortgage rates, five-year borrowing co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2016

Rue21 closing 400 stores including 4 in metro Atlanta

Warrendale retailer rue21 announced over the weekend that it will close 400 stores, including four in metro Atlanta. Four of the 31 stores in the Atlanta area are scheduled to be closed, according to its website. That includes the locations at North.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2017

North Carolina is near the bottom for school funding, says report

North Carolina ranks 48th among U.S. states for state funding of schools, according to a new study by StartClass, an education data website powered by Graphiq. North Carolina schools receive about $8,573 a year per student and has more than 1.5 m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2017

J.C. Penney postponing store closures

Thanks to higher sales at stores marked for closure, J.C. Penney has postponed plans to shutter 138 shops, including six in North Carolina. Company spokeswoman Daphne Avila told CNBC on Thursday that the locations J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) announced in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 14th, 2017

Triangle universities awarded millions in DOD, National Cancer Institute grants

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded North Carolina a $2 million grant aimed at assisting businesses in the state that have been impacted by defense spending cuts, according to an announcement Wednesday from N.C. Secretary of Military and Vetera.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2017

​Report: WSU coach Gregg Marshall among investors hit by alleged N.C. Ponzi scheme

Wichita State University men’s basketball coach coach Gregg Marshall is among a large group of investors who were caught in a Ponzi scheme in North Carolina. According to a report from the Charlotte Observer, citing a bankruptcy court filing th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 7th, 2017

Dunkin" Donuts adding locations in Charlotte region

Dunkin' Donuts has signed agreements with two franchise groups to bring 12 additional stores to North Carolina, including several in the greater Charlotte region. Locally, the restaurant chain is working with HARA Foodservice Group LLC, a newly si.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2017

Monsanto CEO: Why consolidation is good for agtech

Bayer, which runs its North American crop science operation in Research Triangle Park, remains on track to close on its $66 billion buy of St. Louis-based Monsanto. That’s according to Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant. Hours after announcing his firm's s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2017

NCDOT: Refinancing saved the state $94M on Triangle Expressway

The North Carolina Turnpike Authority is refinancing a portion of the outstanding bonds paying for the Triangle Expressway – a move that, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, saves the state nearly $94 million. Turnpike A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2017

IBM Begins Firings at North Carolina Site

IBM has begun laying off staff at its Research Triangle Park campus in Durham, North Carolina, and more cuts are anticipated in the UK and, perhaps, elsewhere......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 31st, 2017

Price tag for North Carolina "bathroom bill" reaches $3.76 billion, report says

North Carolina’s "bathroom bill" has cost the state at least $3.76 billion in lost economic activity, according to a report from the Associated Press. The report was released Monday and comes as lawmakers in Texas consider their own bathroom bi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2017

Report: Bebe plans to close stores, including one in Pittsburgh

Women's retailer Bebe plans to close all of its locations to focus on web-based sales, according to a report in Bloomberg. Bebe is trying to shut down its 170 brick-and-mortar locations without having to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but it isn't clea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2017

J.C. Penney store closures will include 6 N.C. locations

J.C. Penney’s plans to shutter 138 stores nationwide include six of North Carolina's 29 locations, the company announced. The Plano, Texas retailer released a list of anticipated closures Friday, including the following stores: Albemarle: Albe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2017

UPS to Build Six Additional Natural-Gas Fueling Stations

UPS Inc. on March 15 announced plans to build six additional compressed natural-gas fueling stations, including one in Greensboro, North Carolina......»»

Category: topSource: ttnewsMar 16th, 2017