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Aquesta Bank Gains Approval To Open Branch In Wilmington

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Affordable Housing The Topic Of State-local Session Thursday

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Business Alliance Works To Broaden Its Reach

Cece Nunn - Feb 5, 2016

Several Factors May Have Doomed 4 Unsuccessful Film Grant Applications

Jenny Callison - Feb 5, 2016
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UNCW In Partnership To Build Innovation Ecosystem

Daniel G. Baden - Marine Biotechnology in North Carolina (MARBIONC)
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How To Listen Effectively And Serve Clients Better

Susan Willett - Old North State Trust, LLC
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Community Solutions Versus Public Assistance

Chris Nelson - United Way of the Cape Fear Area
Feb 8, 2016

Aquesta Bank Gains Approval To Open Branch In Wilmington

Aquesta Bank announced Monday morning it has received “all regulatory approvals necessary” to open a new branch in Wilmington. Last month, the Cornelius, North Carolina-based bank said ...

Feb 8, 2016

Affordable Housing The Topic Of State-local Session Thursday

Groups that advocate for affordable housing are hosting an event in Wilmington this week to discuss the issue, a subject that has gained increasing attention recently as local officials work to create ...

Feb 5, 2016

Several Factors May Have Doomed 4 Unsuccessful Film Grant Applications

What earned two projects the thumbs up for N.C. Film and Entertainment Grants, in contrast to another four projects whose applications got the thumbs down from state officials? A look at all six appli ...

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Robert T. Burrus, Jr.
Cameron School of Business - University of North Carolina Wilmington

Making The Most Of Customer Feedback

Posted Feb 1, 2016
In today’s customer-centric environment, there is no shortage of outlets for consumers to express their satisfaction with a company, employee, product or service. At some point, I am sure you have gone to an online review site such as Amazon, Rotten Tomatoes, TripAdvisor or Yelp to express your level of satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a specific product, service or organization.
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White And Starks Join Dosher Board

Feb 5, 2016

Business Alliance Works To Broaden Its Reach

When lawmakers return to Raleigh for the state legislature’s short session in April, Tyler Newman will be there. He’s the new president and CEO of Business Alliance for a Sound Economy ...

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Feb 5, 2016

101 Mobility Co-founder To Open Cryotherapy Center At The Forum

By leasing space at The Forum, one of the founders of local company 101 Mobility has moved on to a new concept related to health, fitness and wellness. Luke Sampson is opening Well Below Zero, a cr ...

Feb 4, 2016

Changes To Real Estate Firms Include New Oak Island Office, New Brand

In recent changes to real estate companies with local offices, one firm acquired a new Oak Island office, while another has rebranded itself. Wilkinson ERA Real Estate acquired Atlantic Realty Prof ...

Feb 3, 2016

Local Unemployment Rates Showed Slight Changes In December

Unemployment rates fell slightly in New Hanover and Pender counties in December compared to the previous month, with a small increase in Brunswick County for the same period, according to state statis ...

Feb 3, 2016

Firm Pays Nearly $9M For Wilmington Asphalt Facility

In a nearly $9 million deal, a subsidiary of a publicly traded energy company bought a Wilmington asphalt facility on River Road, according to an announcement this week. Blueknight Energy Part ...

Feb 3, 2016

RiverLights Announces Line-up Of Homebuilders

RiverLights, the master planned community on River Road expected to add thousands of residents to Wilmington in the next several years, announced Wednesday the group of builders that will be creating ...

Feb 3, 2016

Cast Iron Kitchen Coming This Spring

Chef Josh Petty has announced plans for his new eatery, Cast Iron Kitchen, due to open in Porters Neck this spring. Petty, who was executive chef at Sweet N’ Savory for nearly nine years, say ...

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More Event Space, Retail On Way To North Fourth

Part of downtown Wilmington’s ongoing growth has included a recent uptick in activity along North Fourth Street, site of the Brooklyn Arts District.

Next Glass, Next Step

A Wilmington startup that began in 2012 as an app for wine lovers is now poised to influence the wine and beer scene in the U. S. and even i...

NHRMC Residency Program Nominated For Award

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is one of six institutions out of 700 eligible to recently be nominated for the Accreditation Council f...

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