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May 26, 2017

Duke Plans To File Rate Increase Request In June

Duke Energy Progress will file a request for rate increases in June to offset the cost of the $300 million price tag of coal ash removal on five sites across North Carolina. The Sutton Plant site, ...

May 19, 2017

Design Plans For Downtown Transportation Center Revealed

Conceptual drawings for the long-discussed Wilmington Multi-modal Transportation Center in downtown Wilmington were recently revealed during a stakeholder meeting at the Brooklyn Arts Center on Wednes ...

May 19, 2017

Local Comedy Scene Draws In The Crowds

The Wilmington comedy scene has seen a steady increase for the majority of the past decade. Many within the industry attribute that growth to strong business relationships, a larger network of come ...

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Diane Durance
UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Software Contract Management: A Topic Every Growing Business Should Take Seriously

Posted May 1, 2017
This Insights article was contributed by Alex Dale of Ward and Smith, PA.

Now that your business has grown, have you read your software license agreements lately? 
If you are like many small business representatives, you tapped your approval of a software license quickly through a click-wrap licensing agreement, or you glossed over the fine print in the signed l...read entire article
May 5, 2017

CIE Event Taps Into Teen Entrepreneurial Talent

Aidan Shepard, 16, got another sign that he was headed in the right direction with his startup business, Candy Compass, when the idea won a first-place prize in the first Chancellor’s High Schoo ...

May 5, 2017

The Business Case For Child Care

Denise Ward sees the child care center she helps operate as providing an environment that, she said, “builds kids up,” giving them a sense of belonging and security and a place where they ...

May 3, 2017

Wells Fargo Championship Brings Bump To Local Vendors

While links celebrities and golf fans are in the spotlight this week, many local businesses are working quietly behind the scenes to keep the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament and surrounding e ...

May 3, 2017

Alcami Plans Expansion At North Charleston Site

Wilmington-based drug development and manufacturing firm Alcami Corp. is investing at least $5 million in the expansion of its operations in Charleston County, South Carolina, a project expected to le ...

May 3, 2017

Area Unemployment Rates Drop Again In March

The Wilmington area’s unemployment rate dropped for the second month in a row this year, according to state numbers released Wednesday. The Wilmington area, which includes New Hanover and Pen ...

May 1, 2017

Wells Fargo Championship Tournament Kicks Off At Eagle Point

The Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament kicked off Monday at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington with the first of two professional-amateur competitions and a crowd of spectators that is expected ...

Apr 28, 2017

MarKraft Acquires Apex Cabinet Company

Wilmington-based MarKraft Cabinets has bought Apex Cabinet Company, officials announced this week. With the acquisition MarKraft expands its footprint to the Triangle area, where Apex Cabinet is lo ...

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Merger To Boost South State Bank

South State Bank will expand its local presence later this year when an announced merger with Park Sterling Bank becomes final. The transaction will boost the local market share of the combined company, which will operate as South State Bank.

Service, Niche Retailers On Rise

New retail development on the way to the Cape Fear region is increasingly being leased by service and niche retailers as others find ways to...

Local Comedy Scene Draws In The Crowds

The Wilmington comedy scene has seen a steady increase for the majority of the past decade. Many within the industry attribute that growth t...

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