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for Business North Carolina Vol. 16 Issue 2, Feb 1996
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Drought and heavy rains in 1995 destroyed many crops statewide. However, diversification in crops and livestock, plus exports, enabled state farmers to achieve receipts of $5 billion.
From supermarket chains to snack food makers and distributors, the state's one hundred largest employers are profiled. Heading the list is Food Lion, with over 25,000 employees.
The state's seven regional partnerships are profiled in terms of population, per capita income, employment by industry, employment, and retail sales for the years 1985, 1995, and 2005.
Business North Carolina
(NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 16 Issue 2, Feb 1996
Banking activity remained strong across the state in 1995. Banks ranked eighth among those in all states in assets, and the state led the country in the number of community start-up banks.
The state's one hundred counties are profiled in terms of population, civilian labor force, building permits, per capita income, and population using food stamps.
The state's commercial construction industry, with a good balance between large projects, like Corning's $250 million expansion in Wilmington, and smaller jobs, is 27% ahead of its 1994 year.