business

Belk conducts another mass layoff at its Charlotte corporate office

Belk laid off an undisclosed number of employees at its corporate office in Charlotte this week, marking the latest blow for the formerly family-run icon....

How to support Black-owned businesses in Charlotte

First there was the coronavirus pandemic, which has disproportionately affected communities of color — and forced businesses to temporarily close and lose...

How to get money if your Charlotte small business has been financially hurt by COVID-19

If you’re a small business owner financially hurt by COVID-19, you’ve probably heard by now that getting help through the federal...

EatWorkPlay quietly returns with a new name and a new mission: selling $20 masks

Five months ago, the online lifestyle guide EatWorkPlay CLT postponed its black-tie charity gala with days notice and little explanation. When I looked into...

Meet the 8-year-old who has sold almost 4,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies

A few days ago I met the best saleswoman in Charlotte. Her name is Olive, and she’s 8 years old. With several weeks left in cookie season, Olive has...

Hot Start: Confetti Castle doing over 20 custom balloon displays each week — clients include DryBar and Greg Olsen

Tiffany Donovan takes balloons and shapes them into works of art, creating installations for events of varying sizes throughout the city. She started her...

Behind the sudden bankruptcy of Brewpublik, the Charlotte startup that delivered beer to Google and WeWork headquarters

Less than five years after its inception, the Charlotte-born beer delivery service BrewPublik has filed for bankruptcy. The local startup darling expanded in...

Fintech startup Better.com plans to add 1,000 high-paying jobs in Charlotte

The New York-based digital mortgage lender Better.com plans to add 1,000 jobs in Charlotte over the next five years. The first 100 of those will be in 2019,...

2ULaundry raises $6 million to fund expansion, now has 5,000 customers in Charlotte

2ULaundry, a laundry and dry cleaning pickup and delivery startup with 5,000 customers in Charlotte, recently raised $6 million to fund its expansion....

Complete list of all 9 Charlotte MBA programs with tuition

Looking to get an MBA here in Charlotte? Here’s a complete list of Charlotte’s nine MBA programs.  This page is updated periodically to keep all...

MADabolic secures growth capital, looking to expand from 10 to 35 locations by the end of 2020

MADabolic, a fitness concept founded by former professional hockey players Brandon Cullen and Kirk DeWaele, has secured growth capital from ZGrowth, a...

Skipper opening on-site doggy daycare at Village of Commonwealth apartment community in Plaza Midwood

Skipper, a local dog walking company, is teaming up with luxury apartment developer Northwood Ravin to open an on-site doggy daycare at the Village of...