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How small businesses are making big changes in the face of crisis

COVID-19 is changing working life. One area of impact is with small businesses and entrepreneurs. Digital Journal highlights how businesses and start-ups across the U.S. are adapting and innovating amongst the new regulations and ever-changing circumstances.When the executive order for resta… Read more >

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Students Help Businesses Solve Real Problems in Win-Win Partnerships

North Carolina nonprofit District C is working to connect schools and local businesses for hands-on learning as districts nationwide strengthen similar efforts. Among the most frequently cited complaints from employers, today is that the rising workforce is lacking soft skills, like problem-… Read more >

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Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Receives $23,000 from Duke Energy Foundation

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle has received $23,000 from the Duke Energy Foundation to address food relief in central North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant will fund hunger relief for K-12 students and their families by providing food boxes and other food distribution to families … Read more >

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How to Virtually Explore Attractions, Museums and More in Raleigh, N.C.

Learn. Discover. Distract. It's no secret that times are tough right now, especially in the hospitality industry. Much of the Raleigh area's tourism infrastructure—museums, historic sites, sports facilities, concert venues, etc.—are not open at the moment. But there are still wa… Read more >

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Five Places to Visit in Raleigh, N.C., With Cheetie Kumar

“It’s a place that is so surprisingly and unboisterously diverse,” said Cheetie Kumar, a local chef and rock guitarist who grew up in northern India and the Bronx before moving to Raleigh in the 1990s. As the chef-owner of Garland, an Indo-Pan-Asian restaurant with an adjoi… Read more >

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Envestnet to Expand Footprint in Raleigh

Envestnet, Inc. announced it will relocate its North Carolina-based offices later this year to three floors of a futuristic, high-rise building currently under construction in the heart of downtown Raleigh. The move will give the Envestnet teams based there enough space to more than double t… Read more >

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Women in Business Index: The Most Progressive US Cities for Businesswomen

TollFreeForwarding.com delved deep into the latest business data and statistics from across the United States to see how much progress was made in the 2010s, and where it could all go over the next decade. Data was collected for the top 50 US cities by population, and a positive or nega… Read more >

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Glassdoor Ranks Raleigh for Jobs

North Carolina’s capital city is No. 1 on the “Best Cities for Jobs in the US,” according to a new report from employment and jobs website Glassdoor. Read more.   Read more >

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WRAL TechWire: Raleigh’s ‘East Coast Made Easy’ campaign unveiled for upcoming SXSW

“Raleigh — East Coast Made Easy.” That’s the catch phrase for the city’s collaborative campaign to be showcased at this year’s South by Southwest Interactive Trade Show (SXSW) in Austin from March 15-18. It includes a 20-foot booth installation by local ar… Read more >

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ABC 11: Raleigh economic leaders to showcase city at trade show in Austin

To many of us, South by Southwest is simply a music festival in Austin, Texas. But to the city of Raleigh, it means opportunity. "SXSW is a great opportunity for us to take our story on the road. And talk to other people from around the world about why Raleigh is a great place to live, work … Read more >