Charlotte consistently ranks as one of the best places to do business for both start-ups and established companies. East Charlotte is proud to play a role in that reputation for innovation. WTVI Charlotte recently profiled Southern Cake Queen, a gourmet bakery with a mobile presence. When Southern Cake Queen was looking for a good location for their commercial bakery, they chose East Charlotte. Providing quick access to the entire Charlotte region, a home in East Charlotte was a smart choice to launch their successful business. With the help of the Small Business Center at CPCC, Southern Cake Queen has enjoyed the sweet taste of success!
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East Charlotte is a great place to start a business. Charlotte Agenda profiles local business Central Coffee located at 719 Louise Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204 at the corner of Central Ave and Louise. Read about owner Jimmy Kleto’s customer experience philosophy and you’ll see why east Charlotte loves Central Coffee!
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Regarding the opening, Jeff Rosenthal, President and CEO of Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. said, “This convenient new location is a win-win for our company and the Charlotte community. We are very excited to serve the customers in this area.”
Hibbett Sports stocks a large selection of athletic footwear, athletic apparel and team athletic equipment. “With the buying power of a national company, we offer our customers the convenience of buying the best in sports, right in their own neighborhoods,” said Rosenthal, “and we extensively train our employees to make sure they can provide superior service to our customers.”
“We research the markets we enter to learn what the customers of that area want from a sporting goods store,” added Rosenthal. “We constantly update our merchandise assortment to offer the latest in product technology, performance and fashion so that we can meet the diverse needs of our customer’s active lifestyles.”
Stop by and welcome Hibbett Sports to the neighborhood!
Charlotte Agenda and the Charlotte Business Journal recently announced the Pure Pizza will soon open in East Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. Welcome to the ‘hood! Pure Pizza will be on Central Ave where Lulu’s used to be. They’re aiming for a June opening.
Word has it that they’re planning to grow some of their own produce on site and will utilize water harvesting and composting.
East Charlotte continues to be a great place to start and grow a business – Central Ave is Charlotte’s premiere small business incubator!