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for Business North Carolina Vol. 35 Issue 9, September 2015
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Saxapahaw is an unincorporated town in Alamance County. Originally a mill village, developers have revitalized Saxapahaw by restoring the old mill for reuse as apartments and businesses.
In this round table, Wake County business and education leaders discuss how the county's assets, including its universities, research, health care, and quality of life, are helping it succeed.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is the world's eighth-largest pharmaceutical company and its U.S. headquarters are in Research Triangle Park. Despite high productivity, the company's profits have plummeted. This article surveys the profit plunge and layoffs while also discussing the future of the company and North Carolina's pharmaceutical industry as a whole.
Spas like the Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone are cropping up throughout the mountains of North Carolina. Resorts and hotels have begun adding spas to their businesses as well in order to attract a wider variety of tourists and to capitalize on the economic benefits of such institutions.
The first Lowes Foods store opened in North Wilkesboro in 1954 and has since expanded to a 95-store chain. With competition from Walmart, Harris Teeter, and Publix, Lowes Foods has reworked its business structure, branding, and store design to stay afloat.