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BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA ranks the state's 100 largest for-profit employers. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., with 41,700 workers, heads the list, followed by Delhaize America Inc., with 30,115. Richter discusses the decline of traditional industries in the rankings (textiles, tobacco, and furniture) and the lack of defense industries in the state, despite a large military presence.
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6405
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The state's one hundred counties are divided into seven economic regions for the purpose of promoting each region to attract prospective employers. Comparative data for each region includes population, per capita income, employment, and retail sales.
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6406
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The February issue of BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA discusses the status of the state's economic sectors, including agriculture, banking, construction, furniture, health care, high-tech, insurance, pharmaceuticals, retail, textiles/apparel, transportation, travel/tourism, and utilities.
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6402
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General Henry Hugh Shelton is a native of Edgecombe County. From 1997 to 2001, he was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during President Clinton's second term. In this BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA interview he discusses the military's impact on North Carolina.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 24 Issue 2, Feb 2004, p8-10, 12-13, il, por Periodical Website
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6404
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The state's one hundred counties are profiled using economic indicators, including population, civilian labor force, per-capita income, farm earnings, and retail sales.