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Concord Pike is a natural draw for shoppers and diners in North Wilmington.

But anyone driving this stretch of the Route 202 corridor recently knows it’s seeing its fair share of changes.

Contributor Eileen Dallabrida takes a closer look at these changes and what they tell us about the state of retail shopping these days. 


Sarah Mueller

More cities across the state are eligible for the Downtown Development District program.


Delaware’s Department of Labor (DOL) is trying to sort out an issue that led some First State employers to receive erroneous tax notices.


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Delaware’s unemployment rate went up for the first time this year last month.

UPS has added a new $40 million sorting facility in New Castle. 

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Dover is 6,923 miles from Beijing, but the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods is rippling all the way to Delaware and throughout America.

Manufacturers are debating whether to move their China operations to cheaper locations. With the rising cost of products, retailers’ margins are getting squeezed even tighter. And consumers will be asked to pay more for goods from Nikes sneakers to wedding gowns.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Two organizations working to better the city of Wilmington are joining forces in an effort to increase their impact.

 


Delaware Department of Agriculture

The New Castle County Farm Bureau says high county and school property taxes could drive some poultry and egg farms there out of business. 

 


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It’s that time of year when higher-than-normal energy bills can take a toll on some consumers. But, Delmarva Power does offer some help.

 


Eric Littletown (Submitted Photo)

Delaware Coastal Airport (DCA) in Georgetown is getting a new manager.

 


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