Entries by Lindsey Chester

Chef’s Academy Picks Morrisville

Even in this slow economy, the Triangle continues to attract new businesses. The region captured the attention of The Chef’s Academy, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, from Indianapolis, IN. The Academy is expanding , and their research pointed them to our area as a great place to open a new culinary arts school.

History: Desegregating Cary

All photos by Brooke Meyer Cary, NC – The turbulent Civil Rights Era was experienced right here in the Town of Cary, but many of us don’t know about it. Real Life Stories Peggy Van Scoyoc, Cary’s oral historian,  recently published a book titled “Desegregating Cary” to tell real life stories about people that lived through […]

Hidden Giant: Lonesource

Lonesource is a business to business company, they do not sell directly to consumers. When they opened in 2000, they started selling to banking firms and then expanded into clinical research and architectural companies. They aim to be the “one stop shop” where a firm can buy not only office supplies, but entrance mats, water filters, stools, whatever they need to do business. They have developed an easy to use customer interface so that clients can order everything in one online space once they are a registered customer.

Hidden Giant: HCL

This is the second in our Hidden Business Giants in Cary series. In this story, we profile HCL. It’s a $5 billion business with 55,000 employees around the world.