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After years of planning, downtown Wilmington, North Carolina will be the home of river-front convention center. Funded entirely by the state's room occupancy tax, the development will be a meeting place for national, regional, and local visitors.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p34-35, il
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In eastern North Carolina, meeting places and convention centers are big business and the offerings are numerous for the region. For example, the New Bern Convention Center provides an economic impact of $12.5 million a year for the city and Craven County. But even without large convention centers, meetings places in the region are also thriving, from hotels to college halls.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p27-28, 30-32, por
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29647
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There is a common thread that runs through North Carolina's vast automotive industry operations: family. North Carolina ranks number one in franchised dealerships in the nation, and Seventy-nine percent of the dealerships are family-owned
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p50-51, por
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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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The Brown and Wood car dealerships in Greenville, North Carolina have flourished since the 1920s, evolving with the industry over time. With partnerships like the North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association and Pitt County Chamber of Commerce, the Brown family and their business, work at the heart of Greenville.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p44-46, por
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29648
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Charlotte, North Carolina's city center is progressing in the historic Southend neighborhood, bringing with it mass transit, upscale dining, and increased visitors.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p58-61, por
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North Carolina has more than 1,500 Christmas tree growers, most in 12 mountain counties. And the state ranks number 1 in dollar value per tree, and this year a North Carolina grower will again provide the White House Christmas tree.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p38, por
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29646
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Senate Bill 1201 is up for debate in the North Carolina General Assembly, seeking to increase the highway use tax. The NC Automobile Dealers Association has immediately mobilized against the bill, which would also raise the tax levied on the sale of automobiles.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p48, por