The Best Doctors in North Carolina by specialty.
Monthly report of business news from the Charlotte region.
WINNER: SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR For generations, textile mills dotted the Carolinas, including Charles D. Owen’s, once the world’s largest blanket factory and by far the biggest employer in [...]
RUNNER-UP: SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR When October’s record rains stopped falling, Terry Kennedy’s phone began ringing. News photos showed cars floating down city streets and farmland turned to [...]
RUNNER-UP: SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR by Cameron Walker By his own admission, Zeb Hadley was a lazy teenager, so when he asked to borrow a pressure washer to start his own business, his father [...]
My Billy Graham credentials match a lot of folks who grew up in Protestant middle America in the ‘60s and ‘70s. My saintly grandmother considered his crusades must-watch television, on par with [...]
Here’s a near-universal experience for parents. Your family is visiting an out-of-town relative or friend, someone you haven’t seen in a long time. When your son or daughter walks in, you are [...]
by Edward Martin Overnight, Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center has become a small city with throngs gathering at the flashy displays of 1,200 exhibitors from around the world — Siemens, [...]
Monthly report of business news from the Triangle region.
Monthly report of business news from the Eastern region.
Monthly report of business news from the Triad region.
In December 1956, a small group belonging to the Men’s Club in McAdenville got the idea to decorate their village’s modest community center with a few Christmas lights and decorations. “It was [...]
Monthly report of business news from the West region.
It hasn’t stopped the presidential candidates from hatin’ on them, but most hedge-fund managers have struggled in recent years to match the Joe Sixpacks who buy and hold the basic stock-market [...]
NCtrend: Christmas wrapped up
by Clayton Hanson Once marketed as a way to quit smoking, e-cigarettes and “vaping” have turned into an underground novelty now making a push into the mainstream. Their growing popularity has [...]
Winners in Duke Energy Corp.’s $6.7 billion purchase of Piedmont National Gas Co. aren’t hard to spot. Gas company stockholders saw their investment soar more than 30% in a day, CEO Thomas Skains [...]
If you have eaten out recently, there’s a good chance Phil Friedman, 69, had a hand in the meal. The Bronx native and Wharton School grad has worked for, owned or served as a director at more [...]
RUNNER-UP: SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR Pet care is a $60 billion business that has grown almost 70% over the last decade as more people shower Fido and Rover with unceasing attention. It is a [...]
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