Month: August 2016

Video production companies finding business niche

by Renee Plaza Special to Delaware Business Times When the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce began looking for a new and more effective way to reach its 2,800 members, it turned to media production company Teleduction. In particular, it wanted to showcase its signature programs like Superstars in Business and Superstars in Education. Teleduction films the…

Glenn Carter, global marketing communications leader for the 3M Company in St. Paul, Minnesota, was named vice president for communications and marketing at the University of Delaware yesterday. His appointment is effective Sept. 6. He replaces Deborah L. Hayes, who followed former UD President Patrick T. Harker to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in…

This year, Delaware Community Foundation’s Collaborative Grants will be awarded for projects involving a collaboration of two or more nonprofits within a single county. This year, the DCF will also ask applicants to include reference to DCF’s new community indicators website, DelawareFocus.org. The DCF expects to award one grant in each county. The maximum request…

AstraZeneca today announced that it has entered into an agreement with  Pfizer to sell the commercialization and development rights to its late-stage small molecule antibiotics business in most markets globally outside the US. The portfolio comprises the approved antibiotics Merrem, Zinforo and Zavicefta, and ATM-AVI and CXL, which are in clinical development. Under the terms…

New Castle County Chamber of Commerce (NCCCC) named Liz Scott, co-executive director of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and mother to founder Alexandra “Alex” Scott, as the keynote speaker for its 26th Annual Entrepreneurial & Business Women’s Expo. Registration is open for the expo, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 17  from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at…

People are willing to pay more for local oysters, according to a study by University of Delaware researchers who spent two weekends at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal and some time at the Division of Motor Vehicles studying consumer and tourist preferences. With oyster production in the Delaware Bay decreased by about 90 percent  compared…

Three Delaware beach towns have made Top Value Reviews’ list of Top 30 Greatest Small Beach Towns on the East Coast. The website ranked Bethany Beach as 24th for its family-friendly atmosphere, picturesque scenery and mid-20th Century charm. It lauded Lewes for its peaceful environment, long stretch of beach and variety of activities. Lewes was…