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for Business North Carolina Vol. 6 Issue 10, Oct 1986
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Dr. Alan Kronhaus and his wife Cornelia Maurer founded KRON Medical of Chapel Hill, a temporary physician placement service. Over the past six years they have built the company into the country's largest firm supplying temporary physicians. There are usually about one hundred doctors on assignment at everything from one-person practices to large teaching hospitals. Assignments can be in-country and out.
Robert L. Page's hobby was visiting flea markets looking for pieces of china. His hobby grew into his company, Greensboro-based Replacements Ltd., the world's largest supplier of discontinued crystal and china. It has grown from a one-man operation in 1981 to a business employing fifty-five in 1986. Sales are expected to exceed $5 million in 1986. In the same year Page was named North Carolina's Small Business Man of the Year.
Will Charlotte land a team in the National Basketball Association (NBA)? Sports analysts say it is a very long shot. However, over 4,000 people have purchased season tickets for the proposed team, and the business community knows the economic impact of a professional team can be $40 million. Raissman examines Charlotte's chances.