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Monday, January 20, 2020

Business Bites: Shoprite gets aggressive in Glasgow; Governor in Switzerland

It came as a bit of a surprise this week when we learned in a News Journal story that Shoprite plans to reopen a supermarket in the Four Seasons of Route 896,  south of...

High winds bring power outages to region

A few thousand Delmarva Power customers were without electricity on Thursday morning, after high winds hit the area. The utility's outage map showed about 2,500  customers without power. The outages appeared to be concentrated in...

Protective apparel company uses DuPont products

DuPont and  Lion  have collaborated on a new offering for firefighters and first responders that protects, from the inside-out with the most advanced blends of DuPont  Kevlar  filament, DuPont  Nomex,  and Kevlar  staple.  Lion,...

Fisker hires turnaround firm: Orange County Register

Multiple published reports indicate Fisker  Automotive   hired  Huron Consulting Group to conserve cash while the company seeks more investors and/or a buyer. Fisker was to build the Fisker Atlantic mid-sized plug-in hybrid, the Fisker...

Trellist acquisition proves to be a success

Trellist  Marketing and Technology, Wilmington,  has been successful in growing the  acquired  Forthright Consulting  business. Forthright   offers marketing and technology professional services through flexible outsourced  and agency staffing models. Fifteen  months after acquiring the...

Community Powered opens headquarters in Bear

Community Powered Federal Credit Union held what it called an inauguration ceremony to mark the opening of its new branch office and headquarters in Bear, Del. at 758 Pulaski Highway (Route 40). The member-owned  credit union...

UD, Newark strike deal on electric rates

The City of Newark and University of Delaware reached a long-term agreement on electric service.  The deal came after two years of discussion and was approved by the City Council on Monday night. The University of...

Release reported at Delaware City Refinery

A repair  resulted in the release of 50 pounds of hydrogen sulfide at the Delaware City Refinery owned by PBF Energy. The release took place at 4:29 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the Delaware Department...

Free tax filing available for Delawareans making $57,000 or less

The Delaware Financial Empowerment Alliance announces a new partnership with the national My Free Taxes campaign that will enable Delawareans to file their taxes free of charge, anytime of the day, in the convenience...

Newark-area phone store robbed

State Police are investigating an armed robbery of the AT&T store, 1121 Churchmans Road, south of Newark, Monday night. At 7:54 p.m. a male armed with a handgun, entered the store and confronted a 35-year-old...