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Deep discounters like Wal-Mart, K-Mart, and Target are putting a dent in profits earned by chain-stores, such as Rose's. Bailey discusses how this store is coping with the challenge of the low discount retailers.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 10 Issue 5, May 1990, p32-37, 40, 42 , il Periodical Website
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16829
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Residents of Alabama Avenue in Carrboro are protesting a proposed Family Dollar in the neighborhood. Their outrage comes from having a chain-store encroaching on what has been historically locally-owned commercial area. Will Stronach will appear before local officials and needs a four-fifths vote for installation of the store to be approved.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 29 Issue 24, June 2012, p7, il Periodical Website
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24307
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Danny and Pam Jones owned and operated a retail business and worked with Champion Products, a Winston-Salem based retail company. The Jones' never signed a formal contract with the company, however, and when Sara Lee took over, the Jones' lost millions.
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24356
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Wayland Cato Jr. owns the Charlotte-based discount retailer Cato Corporation. The family-based business has experienced many ups and downs over the years.
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27210
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Despite downtown Durham’s thriving retail scene, the recent closure of wine shop Cave Taureau highlights underlying anxieties. Business are losing sales as problems with downtown parking escalate.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 25, June 2016, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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29118
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Charlotte-based Asana Partners real-estate firm has raised over $500 million to make their mark in retail property. But instead of big-box stores or suburban malls, the firm is buying properties in strong urban markets with less threat from online retailers.
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29643
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Technology plays a major role in the way retailers make shopping better, and many of those innovations are made in North Carolina. Self-service kiosks, and other retail technological advances, have been formulated in the IBM's Retail Innovation Center, located in the Research Triangle Park.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p40, por
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29743
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Since reopening a modest storefront in downtown Asheville a year ago, Bryan Hudson has curated a remarkable collection of homegrown products. His business, Asheville Direct, is rooted in the local economy, selling locally made foods, medicines and skin care products. His shop has helped many businesses launch new products and expand their customer base.
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37166
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With the same theme as another article in this edition, Susan Stafford Kelly's, “For the Love of Fish,” this article profiles North Carolina companies owned by the same families. Among the forty were Joe Sugar’s of St. Paul’s, founded 1916; Winston-Salem’s Quality Oil, established 1937; Raleigh’s Capitol Broadcasting, founded 1937; Morehead City’s El’s Drive-In, established 1959.
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36446
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When it comes to Belks’ contemporary company image, the word fashionable can be replaced with sustainable. Planting seeds of accountability toward the earth and environment is this corporation’s ecologically rooted endeavors. Endeavors exemplified were a volunteer farm stand, Common Grounds, and organic farm, Wild Hope Farm.
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36290
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A building part of downtown Fayetteville since the 1920s had received a new lease on life. The facility, formerly a site for businesses such as the Prince Charles Hotel, would now house apartments and offer retail space.