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Amazon announces new distribution center for North Carolina
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
SMITHFIELD — Amazon is planning a $100 million distribution and fulfillment center, Johnston County officials announced Monday. According to the officials, Amazon will build a 620,000-square-foot warehouse in Smithfield by 2022 that will create 500 jobs paying at least $15 an hour. “By welcoming Amazon here, we have embarked on a new era of
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
SEMINAR City of Durham will host “Understanding Equal Business Opportunity Program Requirements” seminar May 11, 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom. Preregister at eventbrite.com. GDBCC Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce will host (Ret.) Brigadier General J.R. Gorham as its next Speaker Series. Register at gdbccss1.eventbrite.com. COLLECTIVE
 
Macy's first black-owned plus-size clothing line
Sunday, May 2, 2021
Nina Parker, a host for E! News and a fashion enthusiast, is making history as the first Black woman to have her own plus-size clothing line sold at Macy's. It's called the Nina Parker Collection. Parker created the line after years of searching fashionable pieces from the limited choices of clothes for full-figured women like herself. "My stylist and I
 
Apple announces 1st East Coast campus in North Carolina
Monday, April 26, 2021
RALEIGH — Apple is expanding spending in the U.S. and announced plans Monday to build its first East Coast campus, in North Carolina. The iPhone maker is boosting U.S. spending to $430 billion over the next five years and doubling its hiring plans by 20,000 jobs. It had said it would spend $350 billion in January 2018, just after Congress approved a
 

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