Floor-care company to invest in Southside Va. (Times-Dispatch)
A company that makes vacuum-cleaner bags and floor-cleaning products plans to open a factory and distribution center in Mecklenburg County.
Millions owed, pennies paid to CM investors, creditors (Virginian-Pilot)
Under a settlement plan, investors and creditors of CM Development will receive a pittance – less than a penny for every dollar owed. That means local businesses who supplied the company with work and materials will get small sums rather than the tens of thousands they deserve.
Foreclosure Furor Rises; Many Call for a Freeze (NY Times)
The uproar over bad conduct by mortgage lenders intensified Tuesday, as lawmakers in Washington requested a federal investigation and the attorney general in Texas joined a chorus of state law enforcement figures calling for freezes on all foreclosures.
Lawsuits over health care law heat up (USA Today)
A number of interest groups, state officials and ordinary citizens are seeking to have the health care law struck down in federal court, and action is heating up.
How to Land a Million-Dollar Sale (Inc.)
Fishing for a whale? Getting that first big sale is easier said than done. Here’s how to woo your target companies and build a solid – and profitable – relationship.
Patent Reform: High Stakes for Small Biz (Business Week)
Letting patent applicants speed up or delay examinations could help small businesses if fees don’t put the fast-track reviews out of reach.