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Concord Mills plans to hold a job fair Oct. 29 to recruit retail employees for the holiday season.
The Panthers’ latest off-field challenge: Keeping up with fans’ expectations for quick and reliable phone service as they seek to do more on their smartphones.
Of all the cash that has passed through Charlotte’s banks, one of the rarest notes still in existence is going up for auction on Saturday.

Matthews-based Family Dollar Stores on Tuesday said it has complied with the Federal Trade Commission’s request for more information on its proposed sale to Dollar Tree, meeting a step required for regulatory approval of the deal.

Duke Energy is not going to overcharge its customers for corporate income taxes the company doesn't pay, even though it could do so under a recent NC Utilities Commission ruling.

Charlotte’s post-recession economic growth is reducing the city’s dependency on the banking industry and propelling it toward the top ranks of American cities, Mayor Dan Clodfelter told a business group Tuesday.

Chiquita Brands International shareholders, set to vote on a proposed merger with Irish fruit company Fyffes, now have competing recommendations on what they should do when they meet Friday in Charlotte.

Up to 4,000 North Carolina households could be eligible for makeovers worth up to $10,000, Duke said.

Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported higher net income and revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless subscriber growth and demand for its high-speed FiOS Internet services.

Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stock markets Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year.

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