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The Pilot will buy monthly business magazine Business North Carolina from Red Hand Media.
Rising sales helped boost hiring at U.S. businesses in the last three months of 2014, and companies are optimistic that continued improvement in business conditions will bring increased employment and wages in the current quarter, a new survey shows.
At the ShopTalk small business conference, Charlotte-area business leaders advise aspiring entrepreneurs to be flexible, knowledgeable, persistent and thoughtful.

The Observer and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina are hosting a small business conference today. Get live updates throughout.

Anheuser-Busch is buying Seattle's Elysian Brewing Co., further expanding its collection of craft brewers as it tries to offset sagging sales of its flagship beers.

Internet giant Google could announce as early as next week that it’s bringing its super-fast Internet service to Charlotte.

Bank of America did something it hasn’t done in more than a decade: celebrated the opening of a branch in a new market.

Months of uncertainty about the fate of Matthews-based Family Dollar ended in the span of 20 minutes Thursday, with shareholders voting to approve a sale to rival Dollar Tree.

A batch of mixed earnings reports Friday helped push the stock market to its first day of losses this week.

Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy.

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Analysis of total compensation packages for the CEOs of North Carolina's largest 50 publicly-traded companies. This analysis covers 2013 and compares total pay with that of the same executives in 2012.

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