Category: News Updates

Dover, Del. — The Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) will host its annual eCommerce two-day training Sept. 29-30 at Delaware Technical Community College’s Terry Campus in Dover. This course is for entrepreneurs, innovators, small business owners and non-profits looking to start or expand a business by selling products and services via the Internet. Participants will…

Megabus has tallied the votes from its name-the-bus contest and christened its new Delaware bus the Blue Hen. The bus company held a contest to name the express buses that serve Delaware, Washington, D.C. and 34 additional states. “Blue Hen” beat “The Diamond State” and “The First State.” The newly painted bus will be unveiled in…

U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons announced another $5.8 million dollar grant to update and expand the Delaware Airpark. The senators were joined by Delaware State University President Dr. Harry Williams, Delaware River and Bay Authority Airport Administrator Stephen Williams and alumni of DSU’s aviation program who are now working in the aviation industry.…

Integra Realty Resources, an independent commercial real estate market research, valuation, and consulting firm, recently released its Mid-Year Viewpoint 2015, which focuses on trends in the business. Some top findings from the local market reports for Wilmington: Retail: The retail market continues to show resiliency with stable occupancy across all center types, and gradually increasing…

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted registration approval for a new DuPont disease control active ingredient, oxathiapiprolin, which DuPont Crop Protection will market under the trademark Zorvec™. This regulatory milestone paves the way for registrations in other countries that will enable DuPont to bring ZorvecTM to growers around the world. DuPont™ Zorvec™ is the…

An independent study released Wednesday by the Delaware Business Roundtable said Delaware faces major budget challenges in the upcoming year – unsustainable expenditures, a need for more robust growth and a revenue portfolio that is not responsive to the economy. Without policy changes, the study said, Delaware will have a budget deficit of $600 million…

Charles “Chuck” Daniel has been appointed president of The Caesar Rodney Institute, succeeding John Stapleford, who is retiring in December. Daniel previously worked as the senior director of partner relations with the American Cancer Society’s national office. He served 20 years in the Marine Corp Reserves, retiring as a gunnery sergeant. Daniel will primarily focus…