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October 2019

Megachurch pastor Gailliard helps revive Rocky Mount’s spirits, fortunes

Building a megachurch is just part of the influence wielded by a State lawmaker seeking to revitalize Rocky Mount.

Business North Carolina’s Top 125 Private Companies 2019

Business North Carolina’s expanded list of the state’s largest closely held companies reflects North Carolina’s diverse economy.

Lowe’s CEO Ellison remodels the home-improvement giant

When he became Lowe’s Cos. CEO in mid-2018, Marvin Ellison concluded the company had its priorities messed up. He’s wasted no time making dramatic changes.


Picture this: Dutch immigrants grow a giant greenhouse empire

Over the last half-century, a Charlotte area family business has planted its stake as one of the largest suppliers of flora to big-box retail giants.

Elopement specialist keeps wedding costs in check

With elopements on the rise, a photographer helps thrifty couples looking to save on their big day.

Fast facts of the N.C. wine industry

North Carolina’s wine industry has been growing in production, value and popularity.
DealCloud meeting space

DealCloud tracks deals’ twists, turns

A Charlotte tech firm helps clients track every turn of the screw in the transaction process.
Collier’s Jewelers Inc. in Columbus County

Columbus County claws its way back from Florence’s strike

Businesses in a hard-hit inland county are slowly scratching back from ruinous hurricanes.
Gary Salmido

Prescriptions for success from NC Chamber’s new chief

The NC Chamber looked nationally for a new leader, then chose the in-house candidate, Gary Salamido, to lead the Raleigh-based business advocacy group.

Opinion: N.C. is ground zero on climate change

North Carolina is ground zero in efforts to confront global warming.
Eastland's Ice Rink

Opinion: Closing time for big malls

It’s sunset for some big malls that dominated retailing for 50 years in north Raleigh and across the state.
Treehouse Vineyards in Monroe

Town Square: Monroe maintains charm

Monroe maintains its small-town charm while embracing its growing aerospace sector.

Business gets schooled in neurodiversity

Businesses across the state are teaming up with local schools and teachers to give students a glimpse into potential careers and provide opportunities to neurodiverse populations.

NC Portraits: Family-Owned Businesses

Family-owned businesses across the state have found the sweet spot, leveraging their personal relationships with one another to create a welcoming environment for employees, provide an intimate experience to customers and leave a legacy for future generations they hope will take over.
Pitt Community College Framing

Continuing education spans from college to career

Community colleges provide workforce development and enhance economic development, while graduate business schools offer tailored programs.
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

Forsyth invests in its future

Forsyth invests in its future with new developments at the Wake Forest Innovation Center, Business I-40 Construction and the refurbishment of the 500 W 5th building.