Casey Hickey thought that once the representative from the city of Charlotte’s zoning department came out to her shop, where she and her husband sold wine and chocolates, they could get their business license from Mecklenburg County. That’s what staff ...Read More »
The city of Charlotte said it wants the business community to provide input for a disparity study. It will use consulting firm MGT of America to conduct a nine-month review of the city’s use of minority and women-owned business enterprises. ...Read More »
Charlotte-based TSC Group said Thursday it has acquired Barjan, a Rock Island, Ill.-based distributor of products to travel centers, truck stops and convenience stores. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition includes Barjan’s purchase of West Caldwell, N.J.-based Eastern Tool Warehouse, a national distributor ...
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Stockholders for snack-food company Lance approved a merger between the Charlotte-based company and Hanover, Pa.-based Snyder’s of Hanover by more than 96 percent Thursday. If Snyder’s shareholders approve the merger Friday, the merger could be finalized by Monday. “We are ...Read More »
There were 821 foreclosure filings in Mecklenburg County in November, the fewest number of foreclosure filings recorded in one month since January when there were 802 filings recorded, according to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. That figure ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Sonic Automotive said Thursday that it has completed the redemption of its outstanding 4.25 percent convertible senior subordinated notes due 2015. To date in 2010, the Fortune 500 automotive retailer said it has repurchased or redeemed $49 million of its outstanding public debt ...
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Charlotte-based apparel retailer Cato Corp. said Thursday that same-store sales in November increased 5 percent from November of last year. Sales for the four weeks that ended Nov. 27 rose to $65.8 million, an increase of 6.8 percent from $61.6 million in sales for ...
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Sales of foreclosure homes in the Charlotte metro area fell nearly 33 percent in the third quarter of 2010 from the same quarter last year, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac said Thursday. Foreclosure homes accounted for 16.7 percent of all homes sold ...Read More »
The long-awaited announcement of the technology behind a waste-to-energy incinerator at ReVenture Park was made Thursday. Charlotte-based Forsite Development will partner with Colwich, Kan.-based ICM Inc. for its gasification technology, Forsite said. Eisenmann Corp., based in Crystal Lake, Ill., will ...
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As if finding a job wasn’t hard enough in this economy, a report released this week by New York-based online job search engine Juju.com ranks Charlotte 16th in job-search difficulty. Washington, D.C., was ranked the least difficult place to find ...Read More »