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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

Raleigh brewery ranks 3rd at U.S. Open Beer Championship

The U.S. Open Beer Championship announced its winners Monday. Two North Carolina breweries ranked among the top 10 – including one from Raleigh – and several from the Triangle took other top honors. More than 6,000 beers were submitted, represe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2017

Consolidated, FairPoint close billion-dollar merger deal

Illinois-based Consolidated Communications and North Carolina-based FairPoint have closed on a deal that created a telecommunications company operating in 24 states, including Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 3rd, 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

See where your favorite stores rank in use of toxic chemicals among major retailers

Several retailers with a North Carolina presence receiveda lousy grades when it comes to the use of toxic chemicals in consumer products, according to a new report......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2017

Alabama, North Carolina are finalist states for $1.6B Toyota-Mazda plant, report claims

Alabama and North Carolina are the two finalist states to win the $1.6 billion auto plant planned by a joint venture between Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp., according to a Bloomberg report. The Japanese automakers have narrowed down the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Done deal! Buyouts of First South, Four Oaks close

A pair of bank acquisitions with Triangle impact closed Wednesday. Georgia’s United Community Banks closed on Johnston County-based Four Oaks Fincorp, creating an $11.9 billion institution. And a few miles away, CresCom parent Carolina Financial .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2017

Report: Home prices least likely to fall in Orlando

Of the nation’s 50 biggest metro areas, Orlando is among the markets least likely to see home prices fall in the next two years. A new report from North Carolina-based Arch Mortgage Insurance company (stylized as Arch MI) finds that home prices h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2017

Report: Home prices more likely to fall in Nashville than other cities

Of the nation’s 50 biggest metro areas, Nashville is tied as the market most likely to see home prices fall in the next two years. A new report from North Carolina-based Arch Mortgage Insurance company (stylized as Arch MI) finds that home prices.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2017

The New York Post: North Korea’s next menace may be a biological-weapons arsenal

North Korea is suspected of producing biological weapons to unleash against enemy troops and civilians — including by fake janitors lugging backpack sprayers containing deadly pathogens, according to a Harvard report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2017

This $1.5 billion tech company you"ve never heard of has insane perks including massage therapists, a pool, and woodside yoga (SAS)

SAS SAS is a software company based in Cary, North Carolina. Its 900-acre campus offers a ton of amenities and perks. Take a look insi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 21st, 2017

Guest Opinion: Confronting Political Strife in the Workplace

This year, Conflict Resolution Week falls during a period of political acrimony affecting every slice of North Carolina, including the workplace......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017

AmeriQual"s Wright Foods sues Raleigh firm"s execs, alleges fraud

In 2016, Raleigh food technology firm Aseptia got out of the manufacturing business, selling operations in Troy and Biscoe, North Carolina – including Wright Foods – to a newly-formed subsidiary of AmeriQual Group Holdings......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2017

Here"s how Triad cities rank on "fastest-growing cities" list

A number of North Carolina cities, including those in the Triad, are included in a new ranking of the U.S. cities with the fastest economic growth. WalletHub, a personal finance website, recently analyzed 515 U.S. cities on 15 measures of growth a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2017

North Carolina Lawmaker Takes On Chinese Investments in U.S.

Rep. Robert Pittenger (R., N.C.) is the most prominent voice against Chinese-backed investments in the U.S., including the planned sale of the Chicago Stock Exchange......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 29th, 2017