As we discussed last week, the cotton market has become increasingly volatile over the past two years. Cotton farmers and mills have failed to honor the terms of their contracts when cotton prices changed in their favor. Consequently, the number of arbitration cases has risen sharply in recent years.
The publication, Southern Business & Development, named North Carolina as 2012 State of the Year. It was honored based on activity in the state in 2011. This is the third time our state has obtained this award, as it was also honored in 2005 and 2006.
After over 25 years, the Cramer Mountain Country Club is now facing foreclosure.
When deciding to start your own business, it is critical to consider where the base of operations will be located. That decision can have widespread impacts on the future of your new business, including the quality of the workforce available in your labor market and the cost of doing business in the state you choose.