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Sunday, July 21, 2019

ScanSource acquires new cloud services platform CASCADE

ScanSource Inc., a provider of technology products that is headquartered in Greenville, has announced the acquirement of the company intY and its cloud services platform, CASCADE.  Through CASCADE, ScanScource will be able to grant sales partners new ways of maximizing revenues. CASCADE offers its Partner Insights tool, which provides partners with fast software provisioning, data […]

Greenville County Schools students name new cranes at Inland Port Greer

Two Greenville County Schools students named new Inland Port Greer cranes Little Miss Sunshine and South Craneolina. Blythe Academy of Languages fifth graders Haven Ebel and Jack Sibley-Jones won a crane-naming contest for two new rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes at Inland Port Greer. Students from Greenville and Spartanburg school districts submitted 552 name suggestions. The winning students […]

Planner: Must-do networking & business events

July 8 Golden Career Strategies Roundtables What: Steve Olson speaking on “The Art of Boss Management: Making the most of your relationship with your manager” When: 9 a.m. Where: Golden Career Strategies, The Point, 33 Market Point Drive, Greenville Contact: 864-527-0425 or steve@goldencareerstrategies.com to attend July 9 Links Group No. 3 What: This noncompete leads […]

Hub City Vintage’s unique watches flirt with past, present, and future

By Andrew Huang Seth Roberts deals in the commodity of time. Not “time” in the sense of a beachfront timeshare, or minutes for your phone plan, or the countdown of a parking meter. As the founder and watchsmith behind Hub City Vintage, Roberts specializes in “time” that is simultaneously literal and metaphorical: mechanical wristwatches, those […]

The Burrow restaurant opens on Augusta Street

Retreat, dugout, dwelling: All are synonyms for “burrow” and also describe The Burrow restaurant and bar that opened June 27 in the former Gregory’s Laundry & Cleaners at 2017A Augusta St. This third restaurant for Josh Beeby, owner of side-by-side restaurants Barley’s Taproom and The Trappe Door on West Washington Street, is named after the […]

Coastal Crust plans to open mid-July in the Village of West...

After numerous delays and a change of location, Coastal Crust plans to open its brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Village of West Greenville by mid July.

Local YouTuber, craftsman Izzy Swan builds unique inventions

Meet Izzy Swan of Greenville, the YouTuber who builds whacky contraptions — from a rideable T-Rex powered by a drill to a clothes-folding machine.

Waitr integrates Greenville business with Bite Squad

Waitr announced it is integrating its Greenville area business with Bite Squad, the restaurant delivery company Waitr acquired earlier this year. The merged companies will be titled Bite Squad Greenville. Customers will be able to choose from 270 local restaurants, with delivery prices starting at $2.99. “We’re combining our resources and expertise under the Bite Squad brand to […]

Greenville Federal Credit Union named second in America’s Best-In-State Banks

Forbes Magazine has ranked Greenville Federal Credit Union second in its 2019 America’s Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions list for South Carolina.  Forbes partnered with Statista, a market research firm, in order to survey over 25,000 customers in the United States. Forbes ranked the banks and credit unions by recommendations, satisfaction, trust, terms and conditions, […]

Brookings report on automation tagged “political propaganda” by state’s industry voices

A recent Brookings Institute report linking a resistance to manufacturing automation to an employee’s political positioning has some of South Carolina’s industry voices echoing “political propaganda.” While the report intended to highlight how automation perpetuates the political divide and how workers in red states feel a greater anxiety to automation due to a variety of […]

Bridge City Coffee launches drive-thru June 29

Bridge City Coffee is opening its drive-thru on Saturday, June 29, making it currently the only third-wave coffee shop in Greenville to do so. The third wave of coffee is a post-Starbucks movement dedicated to producing high-quality coffee as an artisanal food, like wine, rather than a commodity. Doing so requires more time and attention […]

Fireworks sales return to former “Mrs. Firecrackers” location on Augusta Road

“Mrs. Firecrackers” is opening at its former Augusta Road location just in time for the Fourth of July. The Easley-based, family-owned Carolina Fireworks will sell a variety of consumer-based fireworks there year-round. Carolina Fireworks will occupy about 1,800 SF of 3912 Augusta Road along with five other tenants including a barbershop, salon, dance studio, and […]

Wyche Pavilion design revision headed to special DRB session on July...

The Peace Center has revised its plans for restoration of the Wyche Pavilion and will return to the City of Greenville’s Design Review Board July 9 during a special session. The DRB typically recesses during July but has called the session specifically to discuss the Wyche project and The McClaren mixed-use project proposed for the […]

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan Retirement Reform Legislation

By Johnny Wentzell | photos PROVIDED On May 23, 2019, the House passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (“SECURE Act”) by a vote of 417-3. This bipartisan legislation represents the first major retirement reform in over a decade and includes several key changes that may affect the design and […]

Beyond Facebook

By Chris Manley, CEO, Engenius This is part two of a two-part series. Recently in this column I explored a “faltering Facebook” marked by the first-ever decline in Americans using the service. The next questions I’m frequently asked: “Where is everyone going, and what’s the next up-and-coming social media platform?” While 3 out of 5 […]

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