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Jun 28, 2023

The Greater Wilmington Business Journal collected eight awards at the Alliance of Area Business Publishers' 2023 Editorial Excellence Awards banquet held Monday evening in Detroit.  The AABP is an organization that represents nearly 60 business publications across the U.S., Canada and Australia.  “The awards recognize how hard the Business Journal ...

Dec 13, 2022

A slate of the area’s “most intriguing” leaders shared insights on their projects at the last Greater Wilmington Business Journal Power Breakfast of the year.  Representing a variety of business and nonprofit interests, speakers offered updates and reflections on their unique projects to a sold-out crowd.    Rail Trail Rhonda Bellamy, ...

Dec 6, 2022

RentCafe performed a nationwide study of the best cities across the U.S. for remote work and Wilmington landed 30th on the list. Released Nov. 22, the study weighed 19 attributes for 150 cities. The analysis found the most desirable cities for remote workers looking to relocate in the Southeast due to its mix of offerings, including affordability and "remote work r ...

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What You Need to Know About SECURE 2.0 and Its Effect on Individual Retirement Accounts

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The SECURE Acts of 2019 and 2022 have had a significant impact on the retirement industry. These acts have brought about various changes, some of which are required and others that are optional, and these changes will be implemented gradually over a span of several years. Furthermore, there are ongoing efforts to correct and clarify certain aspects of the legislation, making it a continuously evol...read entire article
Dec 6, 2022

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 Economic Summit featured expert economic speakers who largely focused on the timely topics of attracting a talented workforce and the inner workings of site selection.  The Tuesday morning event, held at the University of North Carolina Wilmington Burney Center, included a presentation by UNCW regional economist Mouhc ...

Nov 10, 2022

Wilmington Attorneys Take Lead On Trump Co. Whistleblower Case

By Johanna F. Still, posted Nov 10, 2022

Two Wilmington-based lawyers are representing a whistleblower client alleging securities violations that are being investigated as crimes tied to former President Donald J. Trump’s company.  Cranfill Sumner LLP lawyers Patrick Mincey and Stephen Bell are lead attorneys in a U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission complaint filed by William Wilkerson, who co ...

Oct 6, 2022

A recession is inevitable, economic experts told a group of business and community leaders in Wilmington on Thursday. Its gravity and duration, however, remain unknown.  At the WilmingtonBiz Conference & Expo Keynote Lunch, “Economic Outlook: Going Places,” experts shared a negative but not quite grim perspective on the months ahead.  Brian ...

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 ...

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 ...

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