Industry en Changing Industries in North Carolina <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Reynolds American and Lorillard, two of the country’s biggest tobacco producers, announced a merger yesterday that is expected to reshape the tobacco industry.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:49:39 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 39089 at Changing Industries in North Carolina Local Health Industry Changes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><div style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">A recent deal between the biopharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis may mean more jobs and more attention for the Research Triangle. Plus, the $1.1 billion sale of Furiex pharmaceuticals increases possibilities for investment in the area. Meanwhile, Mooresville's Vestiq&nbsp;Holdings, a much smaller pharmaceutical company, is filing for bankruptcy.&nbsp;</span></font></div><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 16:36:07 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 35038 at Local Health Industry Changes The Rebirth Of The North Carolina Textile Industry <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span lang="en-US"><font size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font color="black">For decades, the textile industry was an essential part of North Carolina’ economy. But the industry took a huge hit in the early 2000s due to outsourcing and high rates of automation. </font></span></font></span></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:34:43 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 26413 at The Rebirth Of The North Carolina Textile Industry