Month: July 2018

Coastal Style magazine’s annual reader poll named Blake Gilbert, a server at Bluecoast Seafood Grill + Raw Bar in North Bethany Beach, the best server in Sussex County. “Blake is the epitome of professionalism in the hospitality industry,” said Scott Kammerer, president of SoDel Concepts, which has 10 restaurants along the Delaware coast. “He’s knowledgeable about…

(AP) — At least two Delaware State Fair vendors who had been selling Confederate flags and items adorned with the symbol have been ordered to remove those products from their inventory. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the vendors were ordered to remove the products Monday after the newspaper inquired about the fair’s policy. Fair…

Delaware has the second most minority- and female-owned small businesses per 1,000 residents in the U.S., according to Paychex, a payroll services company. Delaware has 29 minority-owned firms per 1,000. Taking the top spot, Maryland boasts 41.9. Arkansas came in third with 17.7. The minority percentage of the population in Delaware is about 31 percent,…

Wilmington-based CSC today announced the launch of CSC Security Center, an online interface designed to expose cyber security blind spots for companies. “We understand the seemingly impossible job our clients face keeping their companies and brand assets safeguarded against internal and external security threats, and that the ability to conduct business is their top priority,”…

(AP) _ SLM Corp. (SLM) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $109.8 million. The Newark, Delaware-based company said it had net income of 24 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 25 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment…

(AP) Navient Corp. (NAVI) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $83 million. On a per-share basis, the Wilmington, Delaware-based company said it had net income of 31 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 49 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research…

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester today introduced a bill to extend federal trade assistance to farmers, growers and producers negatively impacted by President Donald Trump’s trade policy. Since the Trump administration implemented new tariffs on the import of steel and aluminum from China, Mexico, Canada and the European Union, a number of countries have responded by…

With new construction nearing completion, The Buccini/Pollin Group has rebranded the Concord Plaza office park at 3535 Silverside Road. The formerly underused commercial property is now called The Concord, a planned mixed-use community with 341 apartments, high-end restaurants and office space. New developments include four five-story and two four-story buildings and a new 60,000-square foot office building. Phase…