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Aug 16, 2022

Several Wilmington-area Businesses Land On Inc. 5000 List 

By Johanna F. Still, posted Aug 16, 2022

Multiple Wilmington businesses were included in Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the nation’s top 5,000 fastest-growing companies. Released Tuesday, the Inc. 5000 ranks companies in the U.S. based on three years of revenue growth, with this year’s list spanning from 2018 to 2021. Companies must be independent and have generated at least $2 million in ...

Jul 18, 2022

N2 Publishing is shutting down its Wilmington facility completely and moving its print production operations to Texas. The firm's location at 5051 New Centre Drive, which was listed for sale for $5 million, is under contract to an undisclosed buyer, according to company officials. The firm is building a new production facility for about $10 million in Irving, Texas, ...

Apr 20, 2022

Amid inflation and a labor market squeeze driving private and public employers to rev up their pay, Verizon announced it is increasing its minimum wage and offering sign-on bonuses for customer service employees. Prospective customer service employees in the Wilmington area are eligible to receive a $2,500 sign-on bonus for new retail specialists and $3,500 for ass ...

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A Little More Communication, A Lot More Cohesion

Posted May 25, 2022
In a recent interview between novelist Brad Meltzer and talk show host Glenn Beck, the two longtime friends discussed their shared love of history and artifacts. The conversation then shifted to something on Meltzer’s “bucket list.” He wanted to wear the original Superman cape worn and made iconic by Christopher Reeve. Beck then told Meltzer that he had a gift for him. It was the...read entire article
Mar 3, 2022

New Leaders Outline Goals At Power Breakfast 

By Johanna F. Still, posted Mar 3, 2022

Three new leaders – one just days into the job, another two months in, and a third a year in – holding among the most influential positions in the community, gave an update on their roles and visions at Thursday’s Power Breakfast series.  Hosted by the Greater Wilmington Business Journal, the “New Leaders + New Directions” Power Breakf ...

Feb 4, 2022

WHQR's Station Manager To Step Down

By Scott Nunn, posted Feb 4, 2022

WHQR once again is searching for a leader. The Wilmington public radio media outlet announced Wednesday that station manager Kurt Wilson will be leaving Feb. 25. Programming director and Morning Edition local host Ken Campbell – a 30-year veteran of public media – is stepping in as interim station manager.  The nonprofit, listener-supported news and cla ...

Aug 17, 2021

Full Rooms, Higher Rates Boost Lodging Taxes To Record Levels

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 17, 2021

Tax collections from the area’s hospitality industry have hit records in recent months because of increased rates and more visitors to the area, area officials said Tuesday. Recently released figures for June show nearly $2.9 million in room occupancy tax (ROT) collections from overnight stays, a 39% increase from the $2.1 million in collections received in New Ha ...

Jan 30, 2020

Debuting The 2020 Book On Business

By Staff Reports, posted Jan 30, 2020

The 2020 Book on Business is out.   The Greater Wilmington Business Journal’s annual publication was released Wednesday evening at an event at the Country Club of Landfall.   The Book on Business includes information on dozens of industries in Southeastern North Carolina, including ranked lists published in the Business Journal’s print editions th ...

Jan 9, 2020

Lumina News, StarNews Begin Year With New Realities

By Jenny Callison, posted Jan 9, 2020

The print media landscape locally is shifting as two area newspapers likely face changes. The StarNews starts the new year with a merged parent, and Lumina News is seeking financial support to keep publishing.   Lumina News, which since 2002 has covered the Wrightsville Beach area with its weekly publications, is in a precarious situation, according to owner and pub ...

Oct 30, 2019

Calling All Local Artists! The Greater Wilmington Business Journal's Book of Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business. Each year, the Book of Business features original paintings and drawings created by local artists that reflect area landmarks, events, communities, native wildlife or landscapes. Artists whose ...

Jul 22, 2019

Proclaim Interactive Acquires Raleigh Marketing Agency

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 22, 2019

Proclaim Interactive, a Wilmington-based digital marketing agency, has made its second acquisition this year, this time of Raleigh-based BurlapSky, according to a news release Monday. BurlapSky provides strategic marketing consultancy with a focus on lead generation and digital marketing for professional service firms, according to the release. “BurlapSky bring ...

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