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May 24, 2018

NEW YORK — Credit card companies are taking the next step in using their points programs to influence what millions of customers buy, going as far as influencing what color blender you might purchase.

American Express is piloting a program that will allow merchants to reward customers for…

On the Money Credit Card Product Promotions

May 24, 2018

Station Square will be hosting an inaugural event designed to showcase the mix of small businesses in the area.

More than 20 vendors are expected to participate in the Station Square Pop Up Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Station Square on South Church Street. The event is being hosted by…

May 23, 2018

WASHINGTON — Congress moved Tuesday to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes.

The House voted 258-159 to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law,…

Congress Banking

May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that businesses can prohibit their workers from banding together in disputes over pay and conditions in the workplace, a decision that affects an estimated 25 million non-unionized employees.

With the court’s five conservative members in…

Supreme Court Arbitration

May 21, 2018

The announcement last year of a Chinese tire company expanding its operations into the Twin Counties recently was recognized by a media publication as one of the top 15 economic development projects of 2017 in the country.

Triangle Tire Co.’s plans to build its first manufacturing facilities…

May 21, 2018

NEW YORK — April Oury started her physical therapy practice 14 years ago wanting to give all aspects of her business the same focus and attention to detail she gave patients — even when it came to choosing paint colors or an internet provider.

She wouldn’t do it that way again.…

SmallBiz-Small Talk If I Could Do It Over

May 21, 2018

Given the complexities of the investment world, you might consider working with a financial professional to help you move toward your goals, such as a comfortable retirement. You should meet in person at least once a year to discuss your situation. At these annual reviews, you’ll want to…


May 19, 2018

The Rocky Mount Telegram’s Chris Taylor and his wife, Judy, enjoyed their time 20 years ago when they got to visit and vacation in Charleston, S.C.

Now, the couple will get the opportunity to go back again in the near future. Taylor, an advertising sales consultant at the Telegram, and his…


May 19, 2018

RALEIGH — Gay-rights advocates are divided on whether to cheer or bemoan a potential marriage between the state of North Carolina and one of the global corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes.

Feelings remain raw over North Carolina’s so-called bathroom bill, which…

Apple Second Campus

May 18, 2018

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in the billion-dollar industry.

Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and others are itching to offer…

Sports Betting-2
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