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Beloved antiques destination Sleepy Poet moving to new location, investing $5M

Longtime antique store Sleepy Poet announced this week it’s relocating to a new location two miles down South Boulevard. Why it matters: Over the course...

Get ready for a very busy wedding season in Charlotte

Put on your dancing shoes: 2021 is expected to be the busiest year for weddings in some time. What’s happening: Small businesses in Charlotte that...

Analysis: CEO pay in Charlotte skyrocketed last year despite the pandemic

Despite layoffs and furloughs and company-wide cost-cutting last year during the pandemic, compensation soared for leaders of the largest publicly traded...

Lumber prices are skyrocketing

The price of lumber is soaring, making new home construction and do-it-yourself home projects even more expensive. By the numbers: Lumber costs have surged...

Delta-8: The legal weed you’ve never heard of

To peek inside Nicole Burnette’s grow room, I had to first find her business’ unmarked brick building in south Charlotte and then put on a Tyvek...

Scoop: County emails show Robinhood was an unusual deal for Charlotte

Before Robinhood announced plans last month to expand into Charlotte, county officials considered offering the company financial incentives for the deal,...

Black businesses still struggle to land prime retail space in Charlotte

James Mack has been looking for a new location for his Epic Times Watches and Chains jewelry store for months. He believes Charlotte has a problem with...

What Georgia can learn from North Carolina about corporate backlash

We last updated this story at 3:10pm on Friday to include the MLB news. Corporate leaders around the country are speaking out against Georgia’s new...

Robinhood to expand into Charlotte with nearly 400-employee office Uptown

Robinhood is expanding into Charlotte. Yep, that Robinhood. The fintech company that made worldwide news with the Gamestop short squeeze. It will add nearly...

See renderings of Charlotte’s nearly 30-acre med school campus in midtown

This story was last updated at 3:30pm on Wednesday, March 25, to include more details on the campus. Charlotte’s first medical school will sprawl across...

How to support Charlotte’s Asian communities

Asian Americans in Charlotte say they’ve been concerned about reports of violence against Asian Americans for months, but the shootings carried out in...

Electric car maker Arrival to build a microfactory in Charlotte

London-based electric car manufacturer Arrival will build a microfactory in Charlotte, where it will add 250 new jobs in exchange for more than $1.5 million in...