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City of Greenville Supports Women, Minority Businesses


For the past several years the city of Greenville has made an effort to support local businesses that are owned by women and minorities... READ MORE
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Health-Law Advocates to Tweak ACA Marketing Campaign for the Fall


The sales pitch for the health law is getting an overhaul for the fall.

Supporters and advocates of the Affordable Care Act say they learned lessons from last year's sign-up effort, when they persuaded a few million uninsured people to buy coverage. They plan to incorporate those lessons into the marketing campaign for the next enrollment period, which begins in mid-November. READ MORE

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Sunbrella's Anderson Plant Announces Expansion


An Anderson County company that makes outdoor recreational umbrellas is expanding its operations in South Carolina. Glen Raven, Inc makes high performance fabric for its Sunbrella line of technical fabrics for... READ MORE
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USC Expands Education Through Virtual Learning


Students, professors and visitors continue to marvel at the new technologies being used in the instruction process at the new home of the USC Darla Moore School of Business. Peter Brews, who was named dean at the school in January, said the use of new ... READ MORE
Bidding War

Dollar General Ups the Ante for Family Dollar


The battle over U.S. retailing's discount aisle escalated Tuesday, as Dollar General Corp. raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. and warned it could try a hostile takeover if its rival's board doesn't agree to talks. Dollar General... READ MORE
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USDA Inspection Finds Deficiencies at Hollywild


The US Department of Agriculture recently found that a South Carolina animal park was in violation of the federal Animal Welfare Act. According to a press release from the PETA Foundation, a complaint led to an investigation of Hollywild... READ MORE
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New Chick-fil-A Opening in Mauldin


Mauldin’s first Chick-fil-A® restaurant opens Thursday, bringing more than 70 new jobs, and the chance for 100 adults to win free Chick-fil-A meals for a year. READ MORE
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Pitch Your Plan, Win Money


The Pitch Smackdown is simple: On the day of the main event, participants have three minutes to give the most compelling “call to action” speech possible to a panel of judges. For the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership... READ MORE
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Sonoco Grows Business with Acquisition


Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, Europe’s leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums... READ MORE
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Automation Company Establishes US Headquarters in Greenville



ruhlamat America Inc., a designer and manufacturer of top tier customized automation equipment intent on accelerating its growth in North and South America, today announced that it will establish its U.S. operations in Greenville County.READ MORE
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Cycling Championship Comes to Greenville


Hundreds of amateur and elite cyclists are headed to the Upstate of South Carolina for the Championship Race after a five-month, five-state racing competition, the 2014 Southeast Regional Series... READ MORE
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Celebration of Small Business


The Greenville Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for a special week of celebrating small business. The celebration includes daily activities that highlight the importance of... READ MORE
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DHEC Committee Upholds Revoking of Birth Center?s License


An Upstate birthing center’s appeal on the revocation of its license to operate was denied by a state public health committee Monday. The Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Request for Final Review Committee... READ MORE
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Brita Issues Recall on Children's Water Bottle


Water filter maker Brita announced a recall of it's children's water bottles. The company has received 35 complaints... READ MORE
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Eight South Carolina Hospitals Hacked


Patients at eight hospitals in South Carolina may have been the victims of a large cyber-attack earlier this year. The eight medical centers are all part of Community Health Systems — a Tennessee-based company that operates... READ MORE
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Viva Recycling to open in Anderson County


The $6.9 million investment is expected to create 14 new jobs in the area over the next five years. READ MORE
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Bidding War

Dollar General Outbids for Family Dollar


Dollar General has offered 8.95 Billion dollars to buy rival Family Dollar. That’s nearly a half billion more than Dollar Tree offered recently. Dollar General is already the largest among the dollar store giants, but says adding Family Dollar... READ MORE
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Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs: Learn from the Successful


Serrus Capital Partners is gearing up for its 14-week series, Successful Entrepreneurship. Speakers scheduled include... READ MORE
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Company Moves Overseas Manufacturing to South Carolina


More jobs are headed to the Palmetto state. Governor Nikki Haley today made the announcement along with executives from Enor Corp. The company makes plastic toys, outdoor games, and junior sports items, and plans to bring a new... READ MORE
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New Retail Store Opens in Greenville


Texas-based retailer, Conn's Home Plus holds a grand opening for it's new Greenville store tomorrow. The furniture, appliances, and electronics store is on Haywood Road in the former Babies R Us building. Store Manager Seth Neal says the store... READ MORE

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