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13236
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Business North Carolina begins a bi-monthly series listing new and expanded businesses in the state, as well as what they do.
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14050
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Shaw traces the histories of five successful companies that began operations in North Carolina and kept their roots. They are representative of the many homegrown companies in the diverse economic sectors within the state. The companies are Branch Banking and Trust Company, RJ Reynolds Industries, Inc., Lance, Inc., Carolina Freight Corporation, and Food Lion, Inc.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 4 Issue 2, Feb 1984, p20-24, 26, 28, il, por Periodical Website
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24272
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In this roundtable, leaders and executives from the Charlotte region discuss the area's triumphs as well as its challenges, particularly how major obstacles are handled to continue to ensure growth.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 35 Issue 10, October 2015, p22-24, 26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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24410
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This article discusses the difficulties of opening a small business and presents a number of important steps to consider, such as having a good accountant, lawyer, and bank.
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27304
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Western North Carolina continues to grow its economy and welcome new businesses like craft brewing.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 7, July 2016, p82, 84, 86, 88, 91-94, il, por Periodical Website
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27298
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The now country-wide franchise, Wine and Design, got its start in Raleigh in 2010. Six years later, there are 66 locations from the East Coast to the west. The franchise—which offers an evening of wine drinking and painting for an affordable price—is a huge hit with women in particular.
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Recently, Durham has had a steady stream of new businesses focused on witchcraft, tarot, magic, healing work and sacred spaces. Bakara Wintner, who identifies as a white witch, opened a store called Everyday Magic. Witner has heard concerns about the business of magic expressed on social media, but she stands by her shop and her vision.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p39, il Periodical Website
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27105
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Runaway is a small company known for its “Durm” shirts and stickers. Gabriel Eng-Goetz and Justin Laidlaw founded the company five years ago, and recently opened a new store in downtown Durham. Runaway strives to represent a community of unconventional people with unusual careers, talents, and backgrounds.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 16, April 2016, p18-19, por Periodical Website
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28489
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Briggs Hardware has provided Raleigh with goods and building supplies since 1865. The history of the store and how it has changed over six generations over Briggs’ is detailed. The store is serving the citizens of Raleigh differently than in the past, but people are still coming to Briggs to meet a variety of needs.
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28492
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The Schiffman brothers run a successful fourth-generation jewelry store in Greensboro, NC. The history of the family business, the family, and their success are described.
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28580
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McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium in Laurinburg, North Carolina is one of Scotland County’s oldest continuously operating businesses. The local funeral parlor survived the Civil War, the Great Depression, fire, and a sixty-one-year-old mummy.
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28584
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Mike McMahan of Charlotte sold his financial advisory business to open Gaston Capital Partners, a private-equity company. According to McMahan, success in private equity partly stems from finding businesses with a product or service that can expand nationally.
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28952
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Chapel Hill Comics is another local business that will be closing in the Triangle as chain stores continue to develop. Ryan Kulikowski, the store’s owner, says financial matters were the main cause of its closure. Chapel Hill Comics was open for forty-years and attracted notable authors and comic writers.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 4, Feb 2017, p22, il Periodical Website
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The Makery and Mercury Studio have long collaborated, with the Makery selling local makers' wares on one side and Mercury providing a homey co-working space on the other. The two businesses merged into The Mothership, aiming to foster more public engagement with the co-working community, and combine their strengths in a volatile development climate.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 11, March 2017, p19-20, por Periodical Website
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29635
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Metal Worx Inc. creates battle worn American flags in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The “battle worn” design resonates with those who served in the armed forces, especially older military veterans. Local projects include metal work, monograms, military crests, and business logos.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/Aug 2017, p20-25, il, por Periodical Website
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