Nov 16, 2017, 12:50pm EST TrialCard, a repeat winner of Triangle Business Journal’s Fast 50 Awards, has been acquired by Odyssey Investment Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Odyssey says it will maintain the TrialCard management team. The Morrisville company was previously owned by Excellere Partners. President and CEO Mark Bouck told TBJ in September that the company expected to make $100 million in revenue for 2017 – double the revenue it reported three years ago.
The Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar is adding two new locations in the Triangle and has plans for another one in 2018. The restaurant is based in Carolina Beach and already has one restaurant in the Triangle. The company has been expanding through franchising. Its newest, and second Triangle location, opened at the end of October in Durham at Erwin Square on Main Street. Its third restaurant is scheduled to open Tuesday in the Harris Teeter-anchored Tryon Village in Cary.
Following a season with 223 events and 93 sellouts, Durham Performing Arts Center has earned the city $1.6 million in operating revenue. That's down slightly from last year's revenue, which took in $1.8 million during a record-breaking attendance season, but is in line with previous years. For the 2016-17 season, the city-owned DPAC generated a net income of $5.2 million compared to last year's $6.3 million.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".