News: Business

Sep. 29, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

The check’s in the mail for Zeek victims

You might not blame victims of the Zeek Rewards pyramid scheme, after being ripped off two years ago, for being skeptical about a claim of help that involves the phrase, “The check’s in the mail.”

But in this case, the check really should be on the way.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Latest email scam? The urgent invoice plea

Con artists trying to separate people from their money appear to be reinventing what’s know as the invoice scam.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Local furniture company won’t give into offshore pressure

Dale Holmes started working as a furniture upholsterer straight out of high school 40 years ago; when he took his first job, work at furniture manufacturing plants in the High Point area was commonplace.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Construction finally getting over Great Recession

Windley Dunbar’s experience during the past six years with his longtime commercial construction business mirrors the incremental recovery of the industry from ravages of the Great Recession.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

Made in NC

When she was putting together a plan for her new business, Annie Murphy knew that originality is a must.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 10:43 AM

Zeek Rewards victims a month from some restitution

The date Sept. 30 is one that victims of the global Zeek Rewards pyramid scheme have had circled on their calendars for months.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 12:18 PM

Hirschhaut named executive director for furnishing group

The International Casual Furnishings Association has named Jackie Hirschhaut as its new executive director following the retirement of longtime head Joseph Logan.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

So long incentives from Guilford County?

If you’re a business looking to expand or move to Guilford County and want economic incentives, you might want to speed up your timetable.

 


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 01:35 PM

Longtime member leaving airport board

The longest-serving member of the governing board for the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is departing, though Gloria Whisenhunt said her resignation doesn’t stem from her unsuccessful effort to become board chairwoman earlier this year.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

Marsh gets land back from city - 48 years later

Nearly 50 years ago, Marsh Furniture Co. did a favor for the city and conveyed a small parcel of land that High Point leaders wanted for a project.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Pair of events draw upward of 12,000 visitors

This weekend won’t quite rival the twice-a-year High Point Market, but it may be as close as the city gets with two major events drawing visitors from across the East Coast and beyond.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Callers will face 10-digit local dialing in High Point

Get ready in the next couple of years to dial an extra three numbers when making a local call.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 08:29 PM

Scrumptious food for worthy cause

Mena Parrish and her coworkers have taken part in the Taste of the Town fundraiser during the past several years, but it had more meaning Tuesday night.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Soccer tourney kicks back up in city

The recent excitement over the World Cup may have kicked up the profile of soccer in the country, but the game has carried a status in the city for close to 30 years.


Aug. 08, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Can you still hear that ‘giant sucking sound’ on jobs?

More than 20 years after NAFTA was enacted, the ripple effects of the trade pact reverberate through a pair of upcoming area plant closings that will cost nearly 900 jobs.