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for Business North Carolina Vol. 8 Issue 4, April 1988
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DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group is housed in Wilmington, North Carolina and owns seven soundstages. It produced seven of the twenty-two movies filmed in the state in 1987, causing North Carolina to be fourth in the nation in terms of movie-making profits. Now, the company is struggling financially, which may have a negative effect on bringing in future movie-makers to the state.
Textile/Clothing Technology Corp. is a company that hopes to save U.S. apparel makers from faltering productivity and sales. Using innovation and equipment modernization, the company hopes to bolster the nation’s manufacturers, which have been suffering as a result of outsourcing and rising imports.
Group-insurance costs have skyrocketed since the 60s, and employers are looking for ways to keep employees healthy over the long term and keep treatment costs low. Businesses are pursuing various measures to combat rising health insurance costs.
George Shinn brought major-league sports to Charlotte, starting with the National Basketball League and moving on to the National Football League. In trying to win an NFL franchise for Charlotte, Shinn has had to butt heads with former partners.
Preparing meals for airline passengers is big business. Sky Chefs Inc., one of the nation’s largest airline catering companies, serves flights departing from Raleigh Durham International Airport.