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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

North Carolina is home to one of the safest cities in the U.S., report says

For the third year in a row, a Triangle town has landed on SmartAsset’s list of “The Safest Cities in America.” Cary ranked No. 5 on the 2017 list, up three spots from last year. In 2015, it ranked fourth. SmartAsset evaluated 200 U.S. cities f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 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

Europe Markets: European stocks close with losses, weighed down by dives for Burberry, Skanska

European stocks fall Wednesday as investors wrestle with a slate of corporate financial updates, including a disappointing sales report from fashion house Burberry and a warning of a restructuring charge and layoffs at Sweden’s Skanska AB......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2018

Sears closing 103 more stores, including 5 in North Carolina

Sears is closing more than 100 more stores, including five in North Carolina. Sears Holdings on Thursday, Jan. 4 told employees at 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores that it would be closing the stores between early March and early April 2018. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2018

North Korea comes close to bombing one of its own cities by accident

A failed ballistic missile test crashed into a city near the country’s capital Pyongyang in April, narrowly avoiding a “catastrophic accident” in a populated area, according to a report in The Diplomat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 5th, 2018

Behind "Project Diamond:" How recruiters lured 800 new jobs to North Carolina

It was the site – not the recruiters – that really lured Triangle Tyre’s attention away from Georgia, one North Carolina recruiter suspects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 26th, 2017

North Korea Preparing to Launch Satellite Amid Hidden Missile Technology Concerns: Report

Pyongyang is barred from carrying out any launch using ballistic missile technology, including satellites......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 26th, 2017

Tire maker picks North Carolina over Georgia for $580M, 800-job manufacturing project

As Chinese tire firm Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. was deciding where to locate its first U.S. manufacturing facility, the decision came down to North Carolina and Georgia. That’s according to N.C. Department of Commerce officials, speaking Tuesday after the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2017

Piedmont Natural Gas customers could see small rate cut for New Years

Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. customers in North Carolina can expect to see a small cut in their monthly bills Jan. 1 that comes close to canceling out a small increase imposed Nov. 1. Piedmont, based in Charlotte, wants to reduce the benchmark p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2017

By the numbers: Lowe"s, Alevo among 2017"s biggest layoff rounds — so far

As 2017 winds down, the Triangle Business Journal has assessed how North Carolina has fared when it comes to pink slips. So far in 2017, there have been 50 layoff actions reported to the state, potentially impacting a total of 7,451 employees. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2017

Nonprofit’s career college to close North Texas locations

Zenith Education Group is shutting down 21 of its career colleges nationwide, including two in North Texas. Zenith operates Altierus Career Colleges and WyoTech, with two Altierus campuses in Arlington and Fort Worth. According to a statement issu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2017

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