Inventors in Charlotte might struggle to find innovation. But once that inspiration strikes, they might think they can just take their products to the national chains that have headquarters in the area and get their wares on the shelf. Indeed, ...Read More »
You catch more flies with honey than vinegar. As far as you can see, that old saying — a reminder that being nice works better than being a jerk — holds true for every boss you’ve ever had. The manager ...Read More »
Charlotte’s South End has an artsy — some might even say funky — vibe, with its easy access to light rail and historic buildings. The businesses the area is known for are, generally speaking, small outfits that feel at home ...
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Unemployment in the Charlotte metro area dipped to 10.3 percent in April from 10.4 percent in March, keeping it above the state’s rate of 9.5 percent, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina said today. Mecklenburg County’s rate was 9.8 percent, ...
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Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Co. said its joint venture with India-based Thermax has broken ground on a 699,000-square-foot, $160 million boiler-manufacturing plant near Pune, India. The joint venture, formed in 2010, plans to use the facility to fabricate boilers principally ...Read More »
Davidson College has its first woman president. Carol Quillen has been named the first woman to head the liberal arts school since it was founded in 1837. Quillen fills the seat that opened when Tom Ross resigned to become president ...Read More »
Belk said it had higher first-quarter net income than the same quarter a year ago. The Charlotte-based department store chain reported $31.9 million in earnings, up from $24.3 million in the first quarter of 2010. Belk said it had revenue ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. today said it will buy a 20-megawatt wind farm in Wisconsin. Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Charlotte-based Duke, is buying the Shirley Windpower Project from a subsidiary of Central Hudson Enterprises Corp. Duke declined ...Read More »