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Uber, the ride-sharing app that’s drawn the ire of taxi companies, said Friday that it’s launching UberXL in Charlotte, in addition to its black car and private car services.
Gasoline prices in Rock Hill are the lowest in the country, and the cost in South Carolina could average about $3 a gallon this fall, some analysts say.
Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain. The transaction is called a corporate inversion, a maneuver that is becoming popular among companies looking to lower their tax bills.

North Carolina was prepared to offer Toyota up to $107 million worth of incentives to lure the automaker’s North American headquarters to Charlotte, documents obtained by the Observer show.

JPMorgan Chase, the nation's biggest bank by assets, is working with law enforcement officials to investigate a possible cyberattack, said a person familiar with the situation who spoke on condition of anonymity, though the bank isn't currently seeing any unusual fraud activity at the time.

Profits and sales at Charlotte-based Belk, Inc. rose less than 1 percent during the company’s second quarter compared to the same quarter last year, Belk reported Thursday.

Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company.

For some teenagers, wearing last season’s jeans will always be unthinkable.

At a time when banks are trimming staff to lower expenses, one area of hiring remains hot: risk and compliance.

U.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007.

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