Tubman Byway Initiative expands into Kent County

KENT COUNTY, Del. – The Tubman Byway Initiative has expand to Kent County with an aim at turning tourism revenue into business opportunities for small businesses. A partnership between the Delaware Department of Transportation, the U.S. Small Business ...

Delaware’s real estate market booming

DELAWARE –  Delaware’s residential real estate market is booming compared to recent years. All three counties realized gains in the first half of the year, with improvements in sales volume as well as average number of days on the market. The st ...

Mishimoto, Techmer PM to hire more than 100

NEW CASTLE, Del. — Techmer PM, a Tennessee-based manufacturer of thermoplastic resins, and Mishimoto received $436,000 in incentives to create more than 100 jobs. Founded in 2004, Techmer makes custom-engineered plastic compounds that equipment man ...


Wilmington ranked third best city for startups

WILMINGTON, Del. – Entrepreneur Media and personal finance site NerdWallet have named Wilmington the third best city to start a business. Ranked first and second are Alpharetta, Georgia, and Redmond, Washington, respectively. A total of 463 cities were ...

Carvertise shaking up mobile advertising

WILMINGTON, Del. – Wilmington-based startup, Carvertise, could be the next Delaware success story with its new take on mobile advertising: paying regular people to advertise on their personal cars. The company pays a flat rate of $100 to drivers willin ...

Atlantic Apothecary strives in small town Smyrna

SMYRNA, Del. – Modeled after a staple Delaware pharmacy, Happy Harry’s, Atlantic Apothecary, earns almost double the average revenue of an independent pharmacy. The secret is community involvement, according to Kevin Musto, owner, with an emphasi ...

ExporTech and DEMEP help companies go global

DOVER, Del. – Sponsored in part by the Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership (DEMEP), ExporTech is offering workshops to Delaware businesses to help export products internationally. One Delaware company that took advantage of the program is Crea ...

Eat local movement boon for Delaware agriculture

DOVER, Del. – Six years ago Delaware began the buy and eat local movement, and ever since opportunities for the agriculture industry have abounded. Agriculture is one of the largest industries in the state, adding billions to the state’s GDP each ...

Aldi to hire 300 at new store in Landsdowne

LANSDOWNE, Del. – In anticipation of the opening of its new store in Lansdowne, Aldi plans to hire about 300 full-time staff members. According to the company, starting pay is $11.25 per hour plus benefits such as medical, dental, vision, 401(k), vaca ...

Wegmans Food Markets is hiring 325 in Concordville

CONCORDVILLE, Del. – Wegmans Food Markets is hiring part-time positions at its new 111,000-square-foot Concordville store that is set to open this November. The store is at Brandywine Mills shopping center on Route 202 just south of Route 1. It is a sh ...

GenPro revolutionizes cancer treatment

NEWARK, Del. – Genome Profiling, or GenPro, a biotech medical startup, is changing the game in cancer treatment. Using an advanced software analytics platform, GenPro is able to identify the genetic signatures of various cancers and other diseases, per ...

Kate Hudson’s Fabletics to open at Christiana Mall

CHRISTIANA, Del. – Kate Hudson’s Fabletics, a sportswear line, is set to open a store at the Christiana Mall this September. A fashionable workout apparel retailer targeted to women, Fabletics is currently only online; however, the company will o ...

Solenis relocates HQ to Wilmington, creates 122 jobs

WILMINGTON, Del. – Specialty chemical firm Solenis LLC has relocated its global headquarters in Wilmington, creating 122 new jobs. Solenis, which transitioned from a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. to a stand-alone company in 2014, will be adding well- ...