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3120
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In 1994, Hardee's fell to fourth place in the fastfood business and has remained in that position. The company seeks to improve its position through job cuts, plant closings, modernization, new marketing approaches, and new products.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 16 Issue 8, Aug 1996, p40-43,45,47,49-50, il Periodical Website
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3163
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William Mazze, dean of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Belk College of Business Administration, is a man with a mission - to build a first-class business school solidly backed by the local business community.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 17 Issue 1, Jan 1997, p42-45,47-48,50, por Periodical Website
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3242
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For people needing a loan and lacking credit, pawn shops are a last resort. Three hundred pawn shops do business in the state, with Mecklenburg County having fifty-two.
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3278
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Ocean overfishing has produced a demand for farmed seafood, and in the mountains sixty-five farmers are raising trout. Though farms are small and most make enough just to get by, the state ranks second nationally in trout production.
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3502
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The merger of PCA International, Inc. of Matthews and Charlotte's American Studios, Inc. creates a photography company with over 2,000 studios in K-Mart and Wal-Mart and annual revenues of over $250,000 million.
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3567
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Charlotte-based Sea-Land Services, Inc., a $4-billion cargo-shipping firm, is the last major carrier under American flags. Abroad, the company faces Asian competition, while at home Senator Jesse Helms wants to open domestic routes to foreign shipping.
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4199
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Ostrich and emu farming started in the state in the late 1980s and peaked around 1994 with about 800 businesses. Prices for a breeding pair of birds reached as high as $100,000. However, by 1996, it became evident that a demand for ostrich meat was not developing. Many farms failed. Today around 100 ostrich and emu farmers remain.
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Morganton native Linda Rader is nationally-known golf instructor. In 1990, she won the Ladies Professional Golf Association's \"Teaching Pro of the Year\" Award. When Charlotte's new Golf Club at Ballentyne opened in 1997, Rader became director of golf operations. The Linda Rader School of Golf is located nearby. The school can handle up to 12,000 students a year, with a yearly gross of around $1 million.
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4792
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The state's top one hundred private companies are ranked. Very few high-tech industries made the list, with most being old-line industries like furniture and textile manufacturers, auto parts distributors, and food chains. The top six on the 2000 list are the same as on the 1999 list, although in a different order. Raleigh's General Parts, Inc., a distributor of replacement parts for vehicles, has headed the list since 1998.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 20 Issue 10, Oct 2000, p42-43, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53-55, il Periodical Website
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4858
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At five cents, North Carolina's excise tax on cigarettes is the third-lowest in the country. Only Virginia at 2.5 cents and Kentucky at 3 cents are lower. The low tax makes North Carolina fertile ground for cigarette smugglers, who sell stolen cigarettes in states having higher excise taxes, like New York at$1.11 a pack and New Jersey at $.80 a pack.
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5392
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Charlotte became a big-time sports town with the arrival of the National Basketball Association team the Charlotte Hornets. However, after fourteen years the team moved to New Orleans in 2002. Speizer describes the rise and fall of professional basketball in Charlotte.
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5434
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Benco Steel, Inc., based in Hickory, is BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA's Small Business of the Year. The company, a processor and distributor of pipes, sheets, and other steel products, was founded by Joel White in 1960. His widow, Judy Tate, took over the company when he died in 1999. The company employs 38 and projects revenues of $10 million in 2001.
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5431
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Immaculate Baking Co., based in Flat Rock, is BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA's Small Business of the Year. The company, founded in 1995 by its president Scott Blackwell, makes gourmet cookies. Projected 2002 revenues are $1 million.
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5440
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Park Imports and Designs of Goldsboro is a runner-up in the 2001 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. Tom and Cissy Bell founded the company in 1984. Park Imports specializes in imported kitchen textiles and gifts and employs 55. Revenues of $17 million are projected for 2001.
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5439
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The Joinery Co., with headquarters in Tarboro, is a runner-up in the 2001 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. The company was founded in 1970 by its chairman, Dewey Hudson, and employs 36. Specializing in wood flooring, Joinery expects to reach $10 million in sales in 2002.