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The Brewpublik beer club, based in Charlotte, has developed an algorithm, or "beergorithm", to better match products to their costumers.
Roses, opened in 1915, experienced an economic wilting by the early nineties, which necessitated its bankruptcy filing. In 1995, the Variety Wholesalers-owned chain blossomed anew with a narrowed marketing approach. This approach bore fruit in the opening of stores in Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, and the prospect of opening 30-40 new stores annually.
Camp Corral in Ellerbe paid a special sort of tribute to the military: a free summer camp for children of fallen or disabled soldiers. Conceived by Golden Corral’s founder as a way to give back to the armed forces, it provides a place to befriend other children of military members, along with the traditional summer camp activities.
This urban revival project, initiated by Myers Park Presbyterian Church, sought to offer families in Charlotte’s Grier Heights better housing. Constructed by the church’s nonprofit CrossRoads, it consists of 35 mixed income housing sold to individuals making 80% of area median income. Other endeavors undertaken by CrossRoads to improve the surrounding area include after-school programs and continuing education opportunities.
The Fayetteville Observer was sold to a NY based company who owned nine other North Carolina newspapers. The latest sellout leaves only three locally owned and operated newspapers in the state. Such a trend leaves experts concerned about the future of already struggling journalism business.