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Lowes Foods Brings New Look & Jobs to Neighborhood Stores in Lewisville & Reynolda Manor

By Carissa Joines   Lowes Foods, a family owned, Carolinas-based company headquartered in Winston-Salem, celebrated the remodeling of two of their Forsyth County stores Wednesday with ribbon cutting ceremonies. The Lewisville and Reynolda Road stores were the latest Lowes Foods to undergo remodeling, following the completion of the effort in […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation
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Lorillard Investor Sues to Halt RJ Reynolds Deal

By Staff   Bloomberg BuisnessWeek is reporting that a Lorillard shareholder named Vincent Valentino has filed suit Wednesday in a Delaware Court seeking to block the recently announced purchase of the Greensboro-based tobacco giant. Lorillard stock price fell almost 1% to $60.48 at 4:01pm Wednesday following news of the impending […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co Hit With Record Judgement – Will Appeal

By Staff   On Friday a Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company., Cynthia Robinson claimed that smoking killed her husband, Michael Johnson, in 1996. She argued R.J. Reynolds was negligent in not informing him that nicotine […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 14 comments · Business, Innovation

Flywheel Co-Working Space Now Open in Innovation Quarter

By Staff Flywheel, the newest co-working innovation space in Winston-Salem, is now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for business. Flywheel offers a flexible, shared space within a collaborative community for independent professionals, entrepreneurs and innovators to come together and work “on the fly.” This is a […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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Truliant Federal Credit Union Celebrates Opening of New Branch in Whitaker Square

By Carissa Joines Truliant Federal Credit Union held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday to mark the opening of their new Whitaker Square branch in Winston-Salem, the financial institution’s home city. The 2,650 square foot facility is located at 1985 N Peace Haven Road in the Whitaker Square shopping center. This […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
RAI Makes 27.4 Billion Offer for Lorillard

RAI Makes 27.4 Billion Offer for Lorillard

By Staff Reynolds American Inc the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and Lorillard, the third largest tobacco company in the U.S. and maker of Newport cigarettes made an  announcement Tuesday morning that they have entered into a “definitive agreement” in which RAI has agreed to acquire Lorillard in […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
Reynolds American and Lorillard Confirm Acquisition Discussions

Reynolds American and Lorillard Confirm Acquisition Discussions

By Staff In a press release Friday morning timed to comply with Brittish law, Reynolds American, Imperial Tobacco, and Lorillard have disclosed that they are in discussions about a future “business combination”. According to the release from Reynolds American: Reynolds American confirms that it is in discussions with Lorillard regarding […]

by · July 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation
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The Reynolds Building is Turned Over to Re-Developers

By Staff     On Friday morning Andrew Gilchrist, President of RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. handed over the “keys” of Winston-Salem’s marble and stone art-deco masterpiece, the RJ Reynolds Building, to developers Ron Caplan and Joe Long. In a modest ceremony attended by RAI CEO Susan M. Cameron, RJ Reynolds staff, […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Business, Innovation
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Innovation Qaurter’s President Tomlinson to Present on ‘Accelerating the Transformation of Research Discoveries’ at BIO International Convention

By Staff Eric Tomlinson, D.Sc., Ph.D., Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s chief innovation officer and the president of Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, will make a presentation, “Accelerating the Transformation of Research Discoveries,” at the 2014 BIO International Convention in San Diego. The convention, billed as the largest global event for […]

by · June 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation

Novant Health Names New Leadership Positions

By Staff   Jeff Lindsay has accepted the newly created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer for Novant Health effective June 1. In this role he will help position Novant Health for the growth and transformation the system will experience in the future. Lindsay will join Novant […]

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Innovation