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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

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

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

2 N.C. firms on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies’ list

Two longtime winners of Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies list have once again landed among the top 15. Both are based in the Triangle and were the only North Carolina companies to make the list. Raleigh-based Kimley-Horn ranked No. 11. The in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2017

Rise Biscuits founder: Deals in play for 85 more locations nationwide including GA

Rise Biscuits Donuts is about to go national in a big way. For the past couple of years, founder Tom Ferguson has been tweaking his Durham company’s franchise model, focusing on expanding the brand across the Triangle and into North Carolina’s .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2017

Legislation seeks to allow alcohol sales before noon on Sundays

Restaurants across North Carolina could soon serve alcohol before noon on Sundays under a bill circulating in the General Assembly. Among the sponsors of the bill is Sen. Rick Gunn, a Republican who represents parts of the Triad including Alamance a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 6th, 2017

North Carolina"s 2017 layoffs, by the numbers: Lowe"s tops the chart in February

Four layoff notifications impacting up to 730 employees — including more than 500 with Lowe's Cos. Inc. (NYSE: LOW) — were reported to N.C. officials for the month of February. The home-improvement retailer notified the state of layoffs in both Moo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2017

From Cempra to Lowe"s: North Carolina"s 2017 layoffs by the numbers

Four layoff notifications impacting up to 730 employees – including 55 at Cempra Pharmaceuticals in Chapel Hill – were reported to the state of North Carolina for the month of February. As of Wednesday morning, the total potential layoffs in 2017 is .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2017

Jewish Centers Report Increase of Hoax Bomb Threats

The threats, all of which appeared to be hoaxes, were received in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 27th, 2017

Longfellow Partners expands presence in the Triangle with two new deals

Boston-based Longfellow Real Estate Partners is expanding its presence in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park with two deals that will effectively expand its current footprint there by about 40,000 square feet. Two companies – one internatio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 27th, 2017

North Korea Avoids Sanctions With Overseas Companies: UN Report

Access to the international banking system helps the regime to move 'money, people and goods, including arms and related materiel, across borders.'.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 25th, 2017

Study: Triad ZIP codes among highest in state for environmental risks

Several ZIP codes in the Triad rate among the highest areas in North Carolina for man-made environmental hazards affecting housing markets, according to a report released last week by ATTOM Data Solutions, an Irvine, Calif., organization that tracks r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2017

The South Has Been Slow To Harness Its Wind, But That"s Changing

There are several reasons the region is lagging in wind energy — including lower wind speeds. But now North Carolina is home to the first large-scale commercial wind farm in the Southeast......»»

Category: topSource: nprFeb 16th, 2017

Arizona drops to third in latest solar installation ranking

Arizona dropped to the third biggest solar state in the country in terms of megawatts used, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. With close to 2,700 megawatts of solar in 2016, Arizona ranked behind California and North Carolina, res.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2017

Layoffs spare the Triangle in 2017 - so far

2017 has been easy on the Triangle when it comes to layoffs – at least as of Feb. 1. According to the latest data compiled by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, the month of January had six companies reporting 628 layoffs in the state. Cha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2017

Engility sells USAID division for $24 million

Chantilly-based Engility Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EGL) announced Monday that it sold its USAID business to the North Carolina-based Research Triangle Institute for $24 million. Proceeds from the sale will be used to pay down company debt, according to a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2017