Wednesday, June 29, 2022

October 2012

Rapid-fire growth


Locked and loaded, Epic Games blasts its way up this year's ranking of private companies.

How top private companies are growing


Top private companies in North Carolina are growing by acquisitions, reinvesting, rebranding, introducing new products and gaining new partners.

Regional Report Triangle October 2012


Durham-based BioSignia Inc. says it can tame health-care increases for employers through its Web-based software that generates employee health assessments and the recent acquisition of a company that creates wellness programs

Regional Report Eastern October 2012


While drought has decimated the Midwest’s corn crop, the U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts North Carolina’s yield will rise nearly 36% per acre compared with last year.

The right man


Up Front: Behind-the-scenes of Business North Carolina's interviews with the two men running for N.C. governor



The business side of the Charlotte Bobcats gets a bounce from a season so lousy it set an NBA record.

Commercial consideraton


Cover story: Republican Pat McCrory and Democrat Walter Dalton tell how they plan to take care of business as governor.

The real score on the state’s schools


Free & Clear: If North Carolina were a country, we’d rank sixth among 24 industrialized countries in K-12 spending per student and first in higher-education spending.

Regional Report Western October 2012

Western North Carolina’s fiber-optic network originally focused on bringing high-speed Internet access to rural schools and libraries. But it has, along with an abundance of land and power, made the region a popular site for data centers.

Regional Report Charlotte October 2012


Neither Bojangles Restaurants Inc. or Price's Chicken Coop in Charlotte received sales boosts from September's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

New swing state is getting ads nauseam


Capital Goods: The onslaught of political advertising is good for television stations selling airtime but bad for anybody who has any regard for the truth.

Regional Report Triad October 2012


Thomasville-based Wright Global Graphic Solutions Inc. has diversified beyond producing labels for home furnishers to succeed and grow.