Newsroom

Newsroom has written 1596 posts for Business Today
In a press conference today President Donald Trump announced payrolls rose by 4.8 million last month

NC economy recovering slower than US

July 2. North Carolina’s unemployment claims are recovering more slowly than the rest of the country; in fact, the state is experiencing the eighth slowest recovery nationwide, according to a new study. A WalletHub study of jobless claims compared the time period from the middle of March this year to the week of June 24 […]

Safety first: Visit Lake Norman and local businesses earn Count On Me NC certifications

Lake Norman boasts 24 certified businesses in the VisitNC public health initiative campaign Count on Me NC. The initiative aims to provide training for business owners, management teams and staff members on COVID-19 related information and best practices. North Carolina has a growing total of 2,750 participating businesses in the campaign. The area hospitality businesses certified include Visit […]

"We are excited to welcome Centene to Mecklenburg County,” said George Dunlap, Chairman of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners

Billion-dollar investment: Centene coming to University City

July 1. Centene Corp. announced Wednesday it has selected Charlotte as the future home of its new East Coast headquarters, creating more than 3,237 new jobs in the city. Centene will invest $1 billion to develop a state-of-the-art corporate campus in the University City neighborhood. The campus will house 3,200 employees and feature an on-site […]

New agent at Sotheby’s

Jennifer Kane, who has more than 15 years of experience as a residential broker in the Cornelius area, has joined the Lake Norman office of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty in Cornelius. She previously owned and operated two brokerages of her own.

Charlotte, NC

3 NC cities—but not Charlotte—are among 25 best run in the US

June 30. A well-run city isn’t just the product of efficient budgeting or lots of resources. It is the fruit of countless other decisions, ranging from police budgeting decisions to long-term debt. Even when the U.S. isn’t in a time of crisis, the larger the city, the more complex it becomes to manage. Charlotte just […]

104938184_2796723557105274_8284488404014164531_n

Entrepreneur opens 10,000 sq. ft. coffee shop in Vietnam

June 25. By Emily Paton. Coffee-preneur Tony Vo has opened a 10,000 square foot coffee shop in Da Nang, Vietnam. “My hopes and goals for this location are to provide the people and communities of Vietnam the best cup of coffee while also experiencing the immense beauty of the country,” Vo said. “There are not […]

NC ranks No. 32 among states with ‘fewest coronavirus restrictions’

June 23. As Gov. Roy Cooper ponders exactly when to move to Phase 2.5 or Phase 3 reopening, it turns out North Carolina is about in the middle of all 50 states ranked by fewest coronavirus restrictions. We’re No. 32 on the list as researched by WalletHub. The state with the fewest restrictions is South […]

2 Food Lion execs are ‘Top Women’ in grocery business

Two Food Lion leaders were named to Progressive Grocer magazine’s prestigious 2020 Top Women in Grocery list, one of the food industry’s highest honors. The Top Women in Grocery award recognizes grocery retail leaders who demonstrate excellence in leadership daily throughout the industry, their stores and in their communities. The awards honor leaders in various categories, a […]

unnamed-3

Opinion: Juneteenth was different this year

OPINION. By Eugene A. Woods. Millions of people across the nation celebrated Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States 155 years ago – the sequela of which we are still dealing with to this very day. I recently completed my family genealogy going back to the days when some of my own […]

Majority of billboard market is east of the Mississippi

June 15. Anthem Displays, a national manufacturer of digital billboards, will spend $3.6 million to consolidate its operations to North Carolina, creating 17 jobs in Elizabethtown. Anthem Displays is an industry leader in state-of-the-art digital outdoor advertising displays and solutions. Its Boulder, Colo. location will move to Elizabethtown, where the company currently employs nine workers […]

MENU