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January 19, 2018

NEW YORK — Amazon narrowed its search for a second headquarters city Thursday to 20 locations, concentrated mostly in the East and the Midwest, including Raleigh.

Toronto made the list as well, as the company kept its international options open.

The online retailing giant said that after…


January 18, 2018

A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday.

The sharp gains also delivered record highs for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Nasdaq composite, wiping out the market’s modest losses from a…

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January 17, 2018

NEW YORK — Travel industry representatives sounded an alarm Tuesday over a long-term decline in international tourism to the U.S. and said they want to work with the Trump administration to reverse the trend.

Organizers of the new Visit U.S. Coalition said the decline started in 2015 and…

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January 16, 2018

MILWAUKEE — The next phase in data collection is right under your feet.

Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? It’s a question Milwaukee-based startup Scanalytics is helping businesses explore with floor sensors that…

Smart Floor Sensors

January 16, 2018

Greater Joy Church used its presence in the community to provide  a platform for mostly unknown black-owned businesses Monday to showcase their products, services and give out information about their establishments to people unfamiliar with them following the traditional worship service…


January 15, 2018

Two organizations are working together to help in the process of designing, launching and running a new business.

SpringBoardNC, a nonprofit organization that focuses on empowering low-resource individuals looking to start or grow a business, has teamed up with N.C. Wesleyan College’s Eastern…

January 15, 2018

A local full service logistic company recently took home a distinction from a Raleigh-based news media company.

Crown LSP Group was one of 16 businesses to receive a 2017 Triangle Business Journal Family Business Award at an event in December at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary. The second year…


January 15, 2018

Hundreds of happy couples will come together on later this month for the ultimate wedding show experience.

With vendors from Rocky Mount and across Eastern North Carolina, this event will include everything you need to fit your wedding needs.

In 2010, the first Winter Wedding Show was held at…

January 15, 2018

In 2017, as expected, wireless technology became more ingrained in our daily activities than ever before.

To show how important our smartphones — and the information they keep us connected to — have become, in a recent U.S. Cellular survey, 28 percent of smartphone owners said they…

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January 14, 2018

The local economy received some encouraging news toward the end of 2017 with two major announcements, and the chance for economic growth in Rocky Mount and the Twin Counties is expected to continue this year.

In the retail market, Alan Matthews, director of economic development for Rocky Mount Area…

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