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Most new businesses in North Carolina are small businesses.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 8 Issue 3-4, Apr 1986, p53-61, il, bibl, f Periodical Website
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556
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Small businesses in North Carolina face unique problems.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 50 Issue 7, July 1992, p12-18, il
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629
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REAL Enterprises offers rural students the opportunity to research, plan, set up, operate and own economically viable small businesses in cooperation with local educational institutions.
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1535
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Greensboro native Erskine Bowles, U.S. Small Business Administration administrator, reported new proposals for streamlining the SBA and reducing governmental red tape at the North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry's 52nd annual meeting.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 4, Apr 1994, p22-23, por
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3206
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Many small businesses are unable to offer employees health insurance. Caroliance, a health insurance purchasing co-op, originated by the state in 1991, meets this need by linking businesses with insurance carriers.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1997, p12-13, 16-19, il
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3598
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Small business owners face a challenge in today's labor market: difficulty in finding educated, skilled workers. Factors contributing to this include competition from larger companies that can offer better employee benefits.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p28, il
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Rising costs of HMOs make it difficult for a number of small businesses to offer health insurance plans to their employees. Options in dealing with rising costs include joining an alliance, such as Caroliance, and working with a benefits consultant to get the best deal possible.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 11, Nov 1998, p12,14,18,20, il
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4473
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North Carolina Rural Entrepreneurs through Action Learning (NC REAL) is offered in sixty-one high schools and community colleges across the state. The program guides students through the creation, design, and operation of their own small businesses.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 2, Feb 2000, p23, il
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5440
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Park Imports and Designs of Goldsboro is a runner-up in the 2001 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. Tom and Cissy Bell founded the company in 1984. Park Imports specializes in imported kitchen textiles and gifts and employs 55. Revenues of $17 million are projected for 2001.
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5439
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The Joinery Co., with headquarters in Tarboro, is a runner-up in the 2001 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. The company was founded in 1970 by its chairman, Dewey Hudson, and employs 36. Specializing in wood flooring, Joinery expects to reach $10 million in sales in 2002.
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7311
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A survey conducted by the Washington, D.C. based National Federation of Independent Business reveals that small business owners in North Carolina are less satisfied with local business conditions than small business owners in neighboring states. State small business owners feel they deal with more environmental, tax, and safety regulations and a higher cost for employees' health insurance than do their neighboring peers.
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Carrying a Minolta camera and a North Carolina road map, Mike Lassiter has traveled 30,000 of the state's 52,699 square miles. Lassiter's quest is to preserve family-owned businesses on film before this piece of Americana disappears forever. Many of these businesses are gathering places in small communities; some have operated for a century or more and have become institutions in their towns. Lassiter has traveled the state for the past six years and ended his quest in March 2005. He hopes to publish his collection of photographs and has received some interest from publishing houses.
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National Wiper Alliance Inc. is recognized as the 2015 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year. Company president, Jeff Slosman, founded National Wiper in 1996 when looking for a way to reuse a dilapidated textile mill building in Swannanoa. National Wiper produces nonwoven wipes for restaurants, military contractors, and nursing homes, employs eighty-five, and projects 2015 revenues at $95 million.
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Color Masters Painting Inc. is a runner-up in the 2015 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. Zeb Hadley opened the Raleigh business in 2003 after hearing a friend brag about making $400 in a weekend power washing houses. Color Masters Painting provides commercial painting for major corporations and small businesses, employs sixteen, and expects to make $8 million in 2015.
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Club Canine is a runner-up in the 2015 BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA Small Business of the Year competition. Traci Whiteside opened the Caldwell County business in 2006 because she wanted to offer better care for dogs whose owners were on vacation. Club Canine provides day care and training for dogs and employs thirteen.
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