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for Business North Carolina Vol. 16 Issue 8, Aug 1996
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The state's top seventy-five public companies are ranked according to their May, 1996, market value. NationsBank heads a list that includes a number of high-tech and health-care-related companies.
Fieldcrest Cannon, Inc., headquartered in Kannapolis, lost over $20 million in 1995, through low retail sales and rising cotton prices. The company looks to restructuring, operating cost cuts, and factory upgrades to remedy this.
In 1994, Hardee's fell to fourth place in the fastfood business and has remained in that position. The company seeks to improve its position through job cuts, plant closings, modernization, new marketing approaches, and new products.
In the late 1960s, Jim Farr led a group of psychologists and researchers in developing one of the country's most innovative and creative management-training programs at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro.
Medic Computer Systems, Inc. sells computer systems to private- practice doctors, allowing them to run their practices more efficiently. Since going public in 1992, stock has soared 1,025 percent.
The state's health-care industry is profiled with statistical data pertaining to hospitals, health maintenance organizations, physicians, and nursing homes.