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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

Triangle Treats: N.C. Craft Brewers Guild ED steps down

Libations and More In case you didn’t hear, Executive Director of the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, Margo Knight Metzger, will be leaving her post after three and a half years. Metzger is taking on a new challenge at Our State Magazine as.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2017

Report: Former Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg to buy NHL team for $500M

Former Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg is reportedly close to completing a deal to buy the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes for $500 million, according to Bloomberg News. The news organization sources "people familiar with the deal," and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2017

Gymboree Corp. closing 9 North Carolina stores, 2 in Triangle

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2017

June brings four layoffs, four expansions to N.C.

When it came to pink slips, the Triangle was spared in the month of June – at least from layoff rounds disclosed to the state of North Carolina. As of Monday morning, the North Carolina Department of Commerce had disclosed four notifications for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2017

CMS report: 95 percent of N.C. counties expected to have just one ACA insurer in 2018

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, all but five of North Carolina’s 100 counties are expected to have just one issuer offering Affordable Care Act plans in 2018. Back in May, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2017

N.C. receives "C" grade for health of manufacturing, logistics industries

North Carolina received average grades for the health of its manufacturing and logistics industries compared with other states such as Michigan and Indiana that received an A in those areas, according to a new report by Ball State University's Center .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2017

North Carolina among top states for a summer road trip

North Carolina ranks as the fourth best state for road tripping in the country, according to a new report by WalletHub. Seventy-nine percent of Americans planning to travel this summer said they'll drive to their vacation destination, up 10 perce.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2017

Why Carolina Financial Corp. is buying N.C"s First South

A community bank buy gives South Carolina’s Carolina Financial Corp. instant North Carolina market share, especially in the Triangle region. Charleston, S.C.-based Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO) has signed an agreement to buy First South Banc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2017

Report: North Carolina will need 220,000 more apartments by 2030

North Carolina will need 220,000 more apartments by 2030, according to a new study commissioned by the National Multifamily Housing Council and the National Apartment Association. That's a 37 percent increase over the 510,400 apartment households curr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2017

Report: How N.C. ranks for private equity investment

North Carolina ranked 14th in the United States last year for private equity investment, a new report says. According to the American Investment Council, PE firms made $14.12 billion in capital investments in North Carolina last year, supporting 20.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2017

Kellogg Co. to lay off nearly 500 workers in N.C.

A move by Kellogg Co. (NYSE: K) to end its model of shipping product directly to retail stores will affect nearly 500 workers in North Carolina. The cereal and snack manufacturer expects to close distribution centers in Charlotte and Greensboro by.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2017