Universities and colleges with a strong focus on research are exploring new revenue opportunities by licensing their discoveries and creating spinoff companies to produce and sell them. Justin Catanoso,
contributing writer with the Business Journal and director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University, discusses how Triad institutions are participating in this trend with WFDD’s Audrey Fannin.
Credit cards can be a safety net in emergency situations, give rewards for using them and help build credit. But if you pay with plastic for your purchase, you may want to pay attention. That’s because swiping your credit card at the checkout counter could result in a new surcharge.
Apartment development has been on the rise since the housing market disintegrated during the recession. Downtown Winston-Salem has had a number of new apartment complexes open up recently, and on this week's Business Report, Catherine Carlock, a reporter with The Business Journal, discusses plans for renovating five R.J. Reynolds buildings into new housing.
Many business sectors are beginning to bounce back after the recession, including one of the Triad's core industries: furniture. In this week's Business Report, Katie Arcieri, a reporter with The Business Journal, discussed the expansion of Stanley Furniture in High Point with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.