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Craig examines the growing business of producing educational seminars for businesses. Seminars can be moneymakers, but North Carolina companies that do them are usually privately held; therefore, information about profits and revenues isn't available. Still, the cost of a three-day seminar can cost $1,000, not including transportation.
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Although it will have a particular impact on business and industry, the ability of North Carolina's electric utilities to supply adequate power to everyone in the state could be in jeopardy. One reason is that construction of new generating capacity has come to a near standstill. Shaw examines what this could mean in the decade ahead.
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Godwin examines North Carolina's $4 billion-a-year exporting business. The state is the country's leading exporter of both tobacco products and textile mill products.
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Westmoreland examines a new trend in North Carolina home construction: downsizing. She interviewed home builders to learn what to expect from their newest projects and why.
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Northwestern Financial Corp. is the parent company to the state's fourth largest bank, Northwestern Bank. The late Edwin Duncan, Sr. founded the bank in 1937, and currently it has 180 branches and $1.4 billion in deposits. The bank is making a comeback from is troubled past.
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On its first day of business in October 1972, Biomedical Reference Laboratories, located in Burlington, earned $20. Founded by James B. Powell, M.D., the company was the seventh-largest independent clinical testing laboratory in the country in 1980, earning $3.5 million on sales of $34.4 million.
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Richard Barentine is the executive director of the Furniture Factories' Marketing Association of the South. The Southern Furniture Market is held April and October and is the largest single event held in North Carolina. His job is to let people know about the market, what it is, and what it means, not only to the state, but to the rest of the country as well.
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Betty Wade of Winston-Salem started her company, Professional Office Personnel, Inc. (POPI), in 1971. Today, the company has 225 to 250 temporary workers on the payroll, working from 2,000 to 3,000 combined hours a week. In 1980, billings totaled $1.5 million.
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Parks Dalton is president and CEO of Interstate Securities Corporation, the largest securities firm based in North Carolina. In this BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA interview, he discusses the future of regional brokerage firms.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Oct 1981, p60-61, 63-64, por Periodical Website