Delaware Public Media


Delaware Public Media's coverage of the business-related stories.

Delaware Public Media

The battle for your dollars on the retail landscape these days is a fierce one.

And much of the time we hear how the battle lines are drawn between brick and mortar stores and online retailers. But it’s hardly that simple. There’s also a divide among brick and mortar locations – one that can be seen playing out here in the First State.

It involves a long time was retail mainstay – the shopping mall.

Some, like Christiana Mall, are thriving.  Others, like Concord and Dover Malls, seem to be fading.

Contributor Eileen Dallabrida looks at what’s behind the increasing gap between these “haves” and “have nots.”

Delaware Public Media

On a recent afternoon, Geri Smith stopped at a Honda dealership in Salisbury, Maryland, for car service.

There was a bit of a wait, but Smith found a productive way to pass the time. She took a shuttle from the dealership to nearby Salisbury Mall, where she bought a pillow from Macy’s and drawer pulls from HomeGoods.

Delaware Public Media

The state and the Delaware Electric Co-op are offering some assistance to farmers willing to switch their irrigation equipment from diesel to electric power.

Delaware Public Media

New Castle County is putting money towards helping low income residents get construction jobs.

Delaware Public Media

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) welcomed leadership from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Port of Wilmington Monday.


Three commercial passenger airlines have tried— and failed— to establish lasting operations at the Wilmington Airport in New Castle over the past two decades. Now New Castle County is re-evaluating the best use for the site.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

A new restaurant and beer garden opened Monday in Wilmington. City officials see it as a small part of broader economic development.

Delaware Public Media

A technology incubator in Delaware is getting support from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Rachel Sawicki / Delaware Public Media

Two Delaware companies are marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing by collaborating on a new drink.


The neuro-diverse are getting more work opportunities with the state of Delaware.