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Creative Industries

Apr 8, 2019

SC Biz News wins 21 awards from S.C. Press Association

The Winter 2017 edition of SCBIZ Magazine was named the best magazine or specialty publication in the state by the S.C. Press Association during the trade group’s annual meeting Saturday in Columbia. It was one of 21 awards SC Biz News publications won in the associate member category. “SCBIZ stands out for the diver[...]

Apr 4, 2019

Fashion Plate for April 4, 2019

Fashion Plate features trunk shows, fashion events and style showcases in the Charleston area. ATTENTION: Submissions should now be made using our online form. The next Sip & Stroll is scheduled for April 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Freshfields Village. The event includes special sales, promotions, food and drinks in participating shops and restaurants, including […]

Mar 25, 2019

Walter Isaacson joins Arcadia Publishing

Bestselling author Walter Isaacson is joining Arcadia Publishing, the Mount Pleasant-based publisher of local and regional books. Isaacson, who has written biographies of Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, will serve as editor-at-large and senior adviser for the company. He is currently a professor of history at Tulane University in New Orleans and an […]

Mar 21, 2019

Fashion Plate for March 21, 2019

Fashion Plate features trunk shows, fashion events and style showcases in the Charleston area. ATTENTION: Submissions should now be made using our online form. Charleston Fashion Week is scheduled to kick off at the opening celebration 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Cedar Room. The event includes fashion presentations, curated pop-up shops, beauty tips, cocktails, small […]

Jan 9, 2019

Texas firm buys Goose Creek lighting company

A decorative lighting designer and manufacturer with headquarters in Goose Creek now has new ownership, the company said in a news release. NBG Home, an Austin, Texas-based home decor product company, acquired Quoizel for an undisclosed amount. Quoizel was founded in the Lowcountry in 1930. Its headquarters and team will remain [...]

Oct 12, 2018

Amazon Studios picks up best-selling books from Charleston writer for series

A world-renowned Charleston novelist and Citadel graduate just had a series of books picked up by Amazon to be made into a TV series. We know who you’re thinking: Pat Conroy, right? Of course; who wouldn’t think it’s him? But this is a different Citadel graduate. Jim Rigney, better known by his nom de plum[...]

Jul 10, 2018

Itinerant Literate Books to open storefront

The mobile bookstore Itinerant Literate Books is preparing to open a storefront in Park Circle after three years of selling books on the road. The bookstore will open at 4824 Chateau Ave., the former site of both Orange Spot Coffee and Roadside Blooms, later this month. “When we first heard the space would be available, […]

Jul 5, 2018

11 business leaders share insights into leadership, success

Eleven area leaders, business executives and entrepreneurs shared insights recently during a Power Breakfast event held by the Business Journal. Below are some highlights from each one. Make time for ‘first work’ Jon Yarian, founder of the creative agency Outline, said his agency is not in the business of making bran[...]

Jun 22, 2018

Where smart people go for inspiration

Want to know what inspires the chief of police in North Charleston? What about the preferred reading for the SBA’s entrepreneur of the year? Or maybe where a local nonprofit organizer looks for inspiration? We had all these questions, and a lot more, so we asked a dozen local business executives and community leaders to […]

May 8, 2018

Under Armour exec to Dig South crowd: Connect through stories

When three women decided to train as a bobsled team for the 2018 Winter Olympics, they made history. They were the first-ever Nigerian team to participate in the event. They garnered a flurry of international attention, and Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga used their new platform to discuss breaking down gender barr[...]

May 2, 2018

Investor group acquires Arcadia Publishing

An investor group has acquired Arcadia Publishing, the Mount Pleasant-based publisher of local and regional books. The investor group, a newly formed company called Lezen Acquisition LLC, is led by sister and brother Lili Lynton, co-founder of The Dinex Group, which operates 17 Daniel Boulud branded restaurants; and Michael Lynton, chairman of Snap Inc. and […]

Apr 20, 2018

The impact of the arts in South Carolina

The arts contribute millions of dollars directly into our economy and millions more in indirect spending. Another reason for having a rich arts culture — the pure enjoyment of it — also plays a role in our business community, attracting and retaining a deeper pool of talent made up of workers who expect more out [&he[...]