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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

From HB2 to N.J.: Records detail N.C."s barriers in closing Credit Suisse jobs deal

Public records detail what the state of North Carolina had to overcome to secure Credit Suisse’s promise of 1,200 jobs in Research Triangle Park: House Bill 2 and New Jersey......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2017

N.C. may have sunny employment data, but this industry remains flat

Despite dipping below 5 percent unemployment in the most recent labor statistics report, North Carolina isn't adding jobs in a key sector: construction. Between April 2016 and April 2017, the state added zero new construction jobs, according to a n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2017

Counting craft breweries: N.C. among top 10 states

If you like to taste a wide variety of beers, North Carolina is a great place to live. With 205 craft breweries, the Tar Heel State ranks No. 10 among U.S. states, according to a new report by Datafiniti, an Austin, Texas-based online intelligent web da.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2017

Wal-Mart close to settlement with U.S. over alleged bribery: report

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) is preparing to pay about $300 million to settle a probe of bribery by its employees in markets including Mexico, India and China, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 9th, 2017

Wal-Mart close to settlement with U.S. over alleged bribery: report

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is preparing to pay about $300 million to settle a probe of bribery by its employees in markets including Mexico, India and China, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 2017

Upgrades planned to major Apex highway

One of Apex’s most traveled thoroughfares is in line for some major renovations – including a highway widening project that could ease Triangle commutes. The proposed project would improve N.C. 55 between U.S. 1 and just north of Olive Chapel Road, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2017

Financial adviser sentenced for defrauding former Chiefs player

A North Carolina man was sentenced to more than five years in prison for defrauding $2.9 million from NFL players, including a former Kansas City Chiefs lineman. Michael Rowan, who operated Capital Management Wealth Advisors Inc., was sentenced to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2017

​CBJ Morning Buzz: Yet another N.C. bank deal; BofA snubbed by LGBT group

In local news: News of yet another acquisition involving a North Carolina bank has arrived, this time involving Raleigh-based First Citizens (NASDAQ:FCNCA). CBJ's sister publication in the Triangle has a story here on the company's agreement with t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2017

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