Two weeks after Charlotte officials shipped a custom-made wooden box to Amazon in Seattle, they said Thursday that the materials inside emphasized the city’s appeal to millennials, “edgy” vibe and appealing lifestyle. This is the video they pitched.
For years, Charlotte businessman Rick Siskey built a a reputation as a savvy adviser to wealthy clients who lived a lavish lifestyle while also giving generously to charity. That all unraveled when he took his own life amid an FBI investigation that revealed he had long run a Ponzi scheme. Now investors are scrambling to get their money back.
Starting on Veterans Day all honorably discharged members of the military will be able to shop at online military exchanges. 18.5 million veterans will be eligible for the new benefit, which is currently available to active duty members, their dependents and 20-year veterans.
Republic Wireless, a wi-fi firm born at NCSU's Centennial Campus, has opened its first pop-up store. The downtown Raleigh location could fuel the company's plans for new ways to use their technology at affordable prices.