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Family Dollar shareholders approve sale with Dollar Tree

Family Dollar shareholders approve sale with Dollar TreeFamily Dollar shareholders approve sale with Dollar Tree
  • Business
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Business

Charlotte real estate continues boom

Charlotte real estate continues boomRealtors and construction companies are enjoying Charlotte's current economy.
  • Business
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Business

Michael Jordan gets emotional after winning business award

Michael Jordan gets emotional after winning business awardA humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the Charlotte Business Journal's Business Person of the Year.
  • Business
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Charlotte natives' App company worth millions

Charlotte natives' App company worth millionsCharlotte natives' App company worth millions
  • Business
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Consumer

Local economist: enjoy low gas prices now

Local economist: enjoy low gas prices nowAfter a USA TODAY article published Tuesday warned of $5 a gallon gasoline in the next few years, a UNC-Charlotte economist said drivers shouldn't panic.
  • Consumer
  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Consumer

15 things that will cost more in 2015

15 things that will cost more in 2015In my continued search to save you time and money, today 15 prices increases to plan for this year.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week ago
Consumer

States look at hiking gas tax as fuel prices plunge

States look at hiking gas tax as fuel prices plungeWith gas prices dipping to their lowest level in years, lawmakers in state capitals throughout the USA are increasingly open to the idea of raising fuel taxes to help rebuild crumbling roadways and bridges.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Consumer

Sell those unwanted gift cards

Sell those unwanted gift cardsIf you're like most people, you probably received a gift card or two on Christmas morning.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

City leaders left with questions about sports complex

City leaders left with questions about sports complexFlorida-based developer GoodSports faced a skeptical crowd at a city council committee meeting Thursday afternoon.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

The paradox of offering incentives for jobs

The paradox of offering incentives for jobsThink of incentives like a sale at a store-- and low taxes like-- low prices.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

With Chiquita incentives comes controversy

With Chiquita incentives comes controversyWhen Chiquita left Cincinnati for Charlotte in 2011, it gave a lot of reasons why: Charlotte's airport and its accessibility to more non-stop international flights, for one. Then-CEO Fernando Aguirre also mentioned Charlotte's workforce, cost-of-living, and...
  • Business
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Life

Queen's Feast kicks off Friday!

Queen's Feast kicks off Friday!Three course meals will be offered for $30. Some locations will offer extra specials for AAA members
  • Life
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Consumer

IKEA recalls infant crib mattresses due to entrapment risks

IKEA recalls infant crib mattresses due to entrapment risksIKEA is recalling a series of crib mattress that could entrap an infant. Already the company has received two reports of infants becoming entrapped between the mattress and an end of the crib. The children were removed without injury.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Supplier abuse leads to Chipotle pork shortage; CLT affected

Supplier abuse leads to Chipotle pork shortage; CLT affectedConsumers in Charlotte may have to wait a while to get pork dishes at hundreds of Chipotle restaurants.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Consumer

Boone PD warns of water department scam

Boone PD warns of water department scamBoone Police say there have been multiple reports over the last few days of someone calling residents claiming to be with the water company and demanding payment on delinquent accounts.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Business

Shoppers angry about racy window display at Texas mall

Shoppers angry about racy window display at Texas mallManagement at new skin center in Katy Mills Mall promised to tame a racy weekend window display after complaints.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Business

Pizza Hut to sell gluten-free pizza

Pizza Hut to sell gluten-free pizzaPizza Hut is about to join the gluten-free brigade.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Technology

Facebook to post Amber Alerts for missing children

Facebook to post Amber Alerts for missing childrenFacebook will tap its 185 million U.S. users to help find and return missing children with a new initiative to push Amber Alerts to its popular social media news feeds.
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Business

Hall of Fame debt to be forgiven

Hall of Fame debt to be forgivenThe NASCAR Hall of Fame will be forgiven its death, per a ruling by the Charlotte City Council.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks ago
Consumer

Uber cutting prices in Charlotte

Uber cutting prices in CharlotteRide-sharing company Uber has announced price cuts in 48 U.S. cities, including Charlotte.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks ago
Consumer

Cheap love: Dating on a dime

Cheap love: Dating on a dimeIn my continued search to save you time and money, today love comes cheap. It actually comes with a coupon. Whether you're looking to find that special someone, build a great friendship or make some relationship changes in your life, I have you covered.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks ago
Business

N.C. woman battles for the right to work while pregnant

N.C. woman battles for the right to work while pregnantJamie Cole says she never wanted to leave her job.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

So-free-tas: Try tofu on Jan. 26, get free Chipotle

So-free-tas: Try tofu on Jan. 26, get free ChipotleSo-free-tas: Try tofu on Jan. 26, get free Chipotle
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

NC lotto tickets sold after top prizes are gone

NC lotto tickets sold after top prizes are goneYou're more likely to be struck by lightning than win the lottery - no doubt you've heard that before. But if you play the scratch offs, the odds are supposed to be a little better. It even says so on the ticket.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

Restaurant bans tips, gives servers $35K a year

Restaurant bans tips, gives servers $35K a yearA Pittsburgh restaurant's policy change has Eater wondering whether tips will become a thing of the past in the restaurant industry.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Consumer

New stores coming to Charlotte Premium Outlets

New stores coming to Charlotte Premium OutletsLevi's Outlet Store and Vera Bradley are just the latest stores coming to Charlotte Premium Outlet Center.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Consumer

Free app pays you cash for your groceries

Free app pays you cash for your groceriesFree app pays you cash for your groceries
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago