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PPD Names David Simmons Chairman and CEO

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Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced that its board of directors has named David Simmons chairman and CEO. Full story...
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NC business chamber shares wishes with lawmakers

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North Carolina legislators are meeting with hundreds of members of the state's business community at an annual event where corporate wish lists are made known. Full story...
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Jordan adds Novant hospitals to endorsement list

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Michael Jordan is perhaps the world's best known pitchman. Now a North Carolina hospital group is joining the likes of Nike and Hanes in having Wilmington's hoops legend promote them. Full story...
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Trader Joe's starts work on Wilmington store

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It's official: Trader Joe's is coming to Wilmington. Full story...
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Duke, Progress won't pass on severance costs

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Progress Energy and Duke Energy have agreed not to ask customers to pay millions of dollars in severance costs of employees who could be laid off as part of their merger. Full story...
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Whole Foods set to open, as upscale grocery trend continues in Wilmington

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Upscale grocery stores have begun popping up across the Port City. The newest is the Whole Foods on Oleander Drive, which is scheduled to open later this month. Representatives from their competition say they welcome the challenge. Full story...
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City Council bucks planning board, agrees to 50-percent window signage

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Wilmington City Council voted Tuesday night to allow 50-percent sign coverage of windows of downtown business. The planning commission originally wanted to allow only 25-percent coverage, but the city ultimately sided with business owners who wanted more. Full story...
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Downtown business owners hope for middle ground with Council on signage

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video For months now Wilmington City Council has looked at regulating signage in business storefronts. At tonight's City Council meeting, business owners hope they can find some kind of middle ground with city leaders. Full story...
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New local magazine focuses on issues affecting men

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video Starting a business in a down economy can be risky but the creators of Men, Ink say there's a demand for their product. Full story...
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Wilmington mom turns motherly hobby into national business

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video Layoffs is not a word you want to hear. But when that happened to one New Hanover County mom, she turned a hobby into a small business. Now she ships her custom baby products to stores across the nation. Full story...
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Downtown businesses have mixed feelings on economic impact of proposed ballpark

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video Building a baseball stadium in Wilmington could have a huge impact on the Cape Fear area, especially for businesses close by. Business owners we spoke with say a ballpark would definitely help the downtown economy, but only certain businesses would benefit. Full story...
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Business leaders join ballpark push, tax funding opponents continue petition drive

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video Building a baseball stadium has been a hot topic of conversation in Wilmington. Now, some local business leaders are stepping up to bat to support the city's effort. The Wilmington Ballpark Coalition says it is banding together for an idea members think is a home run. Full story...
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Elizabethtown cleaners closes after 67 years

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videoAn Elizabethtown business that's been open for 67 years locked up for the last time Saturday. It was a tearful ending for Ideal Cleaners, a small business that fell victim to the economy. Full story...
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Beach business booming earlier than usual

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video Warmer weather earlier in the season means more people are already making their way to the beach. That's boosting business and morale. Full story...
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Merger means growth for Wilmington-based insurer

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A Wilmington-based company is looking to grow after joining forces with another company. HomeInsurance.com provides home and auto insurance. Now the company is growing and providing some job security for its employees. Full story...
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