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Friday, December 6, 2019

New operator expected to take the place of Fresh Grocer in Wilmington

A new operator is expected to come to the Fresh Grocer location at the Adams Four Shopping Center west of downtown Wilmington. Fresh Grocer had earlier sent a WARN layoff notification to the Delaware Department...

State panel recommends grants for 2 companies that aim to create dozens of...

The Delaware Council on Development Finance recommended approval of grant requests from two companies that plan to add dozens of employees. Carvertise, Inc. requested Delaware Strategic Fund Grant for  $290,000 to expand operations in Wilmington....

Ribbon cut for Wilmington co-working business

WIN Factory Co-Working Space held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday. The WIN Factory, founded by  Tamara Varella and business partners Linda Watson and Influencers Lab Media, is currently home to 17 Wilmington-based businesses. The WIN Factory,...

Delaware 1 of 5 states in program aimed at upgrading business regulatory processes

Focus will  be on small business development Delaware is one of five states that will work with the National Governors Association  on improving business regulatory processes. The work will be completed in partnership with the Pew...

Wilmington kicks off holiday season with Saturday events downtown

On Saturday, Wilmington's holiday season officially kicks off with the 56th Annual Jaycees Christmas Parade  and Small Business Saturday. Also opening on Saturday is the Market Street Pop-Up Holiday Village & Light Display in Willington...

Small Business Saturday

Good afternoon everyone, American Express is again asking Delawareans to shop on  Small Business Saturday. The long-running event, which has support from downtown organizations in Delaware and elsewhere,  comes the day after a busy  Black Friday....

Wilmington Trust outlook sees risk of tech productivity gains spurring populist policies

Wilmington Trust  announced its 2020 Capital Markets Forecast, "Market Tug of War: The interplay of productivity, populism, and portfolios." As the title indicates, productivity gains are likely to not make their way to employees who...

Ladybug release comes during dedication of Second Chances Farm

Ten thousand ladybugs were released in a dedication ceremony for Second Chances Farm #1 in Wilmington. Second Chances is the first hydroponic, indoor vertical farm in the State of Delaware. Ladybugs provide chemical-free, pesticide-free pest control. “At...

Delmarva Power ranks at top in business customer satisfaction survey

Delmarva Power ranked high in a J.D. Power business customer satisfaction survey. Delmarva was ranked as the top East Midsize utility, with neighboring Exelon utility BGE, ranked the top East large utility. “Electric utilities around the...

Wilminvest wins $14,000 in cash, services in Swim with the Sharks competition

Wilminvest, LLC is a company that combats the vacant and abandoned housing plague afflicting Wilmington, won the Swim with the Sharks competition. Wilminvest acquires, renovates, and rents out vacant and distressed residential real estate as...