North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2012

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AROUND THE STATE TOP PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYERS COMPANY N.C. 1 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. 2 Duke University1 3 Delhaize Group2 4 Wells Fargo & Co. 5 Novant Health Inc. 6 Lowe's Cos. 7 Bank of America Corp. 8 Ruddick Corp.3 HEADQUARTERS Bentonville, Ark. Durham Brussels San Francisco Winston-Salem Mooresville Charlotte Charlotte 9 Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Winston-Salem 10 IBM Corp. 11 BB&T Corp. Armonk, N.Y. Winston-Salem 12 University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina Inc. Greenville 13 Alex Lee Inc.4 Hickory 14 Smithfi eld Foods Inc.5 15 Darden Restaurants Inc.6 16 Automatic Data Processing Inc. 17 Target Corp. 18 United Parcel Service Inc. 19 Debbie's Staffi ng Services Inc. 20 Wake Forest University 21 Sears Holdings Corp.7 22 Ingles Markets Inc. 23 Mission Health System Inc. 24 AT&T Inc. 25 Duke Energy Corp. 26 US Airways Group Inc. Smithfi eld, Va. Orlando, Fla. Roseland, N.J. Minneapolis Atlanta Winston-Salem Winston-Salem Hoffman Estates, Ill. Black Mountain Asheville Dallas Charlotte Tempe, Ariz. 27 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Operating Corp. Greensboro 28 Compass Group PLC 29 Belk Inc. 30 CVS Caremark Corp. 31 Time Warner Cable Inc. 32 Progress Energy Inc. 33 Hillco Ltd. 34 Manpower Inc. 35 FedEx Corp. 36 The Home Depot Inc. Chertsey, England Charlotte Woonsocket, R.I. New York Raleigh Kinston Milwaukee Memphis, Tenn. Atlanta 37 Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings Inc. Burlington 38 Verizon Communications Inc. 39 Temporary Resources Inc. 40 General Electric Co. 41 Aramark Corp. New York Winston-Salem Fairfi eld, Conn. Philadelphia 42 Cisco Systems Inc. 43 Boddie-Noell Enterprises Inc.8 44 Rex Healthcare Inc. 45 Tyson Foods Inc. 46 Xerox Corp.9 47 Walgreen Co. 48 Dollar General Corp. 49 GlaxoSmithKline PLC 50 SAS Institute Inc. * estimate 1includes Duke University Health System 2 operates Food Lion grocery stores 3 subsidiaries include Harris Teeter Inc. and American & Efi rd Inc. 4 Lowe's Food Stores Inc., Merchants Distributors Inc. and Institution Food House Inc. 5 Premium Standard Farms LLC 6 brands include Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and Bahama Breeze Island Grille 7 8restaurants include Hardee's, Moe's Southwest Grill, Texas Steakhouse & Saloon and Café Carolina and Bakery 9 Inc. in 2010 All numbers are rounded to the nearest multiple of fi ve and include full-time and part-time employees. 84 North Carolina Economic Development Guide subsidiaries include subsidiaries include Murphy-Brown LLC, The Smithfi eld Packing Co. and owns Sears and Kmart stores bought Dallas-based Affi liated Computer Services San Jose, Calif. Rocky Mount Raleigh Springdale, Ark. Norwalk, Conn. Deerfi eld, Ill. Goodlettsville, Tenn. London Cary EMPLOYMENT OWNERSHIP BUSINESS 52,605 Public 32,850 28,450 26,800 24,100 21,025 18,000 16,000 12,325 12,000 11,705 10,455 10,050 10,050 9,990 9,775 9,615 9,490 8,700* 7,995 7,900* 7,840 7,680 7,600 7,580 7,550 7,500 7,295 7,105 6,800 6,000 5,895 5,675 5,630 5,610 5,500 5,400 5,300 5,005 5,000 4,900 4,900 4,885 4,820 4,800 4,800 4,710 4,700 4,500 4,475 Nonprofi t Foreign Public Nonprofi t Public Public Public Nonprofi t Public Public Nonprofi t Private Public Public Public Public Public Private Nonprofi t Public Public Nonprofi t Public Public Public Nonprofi t Foreign Private Public Public Public Private Public Public Public Public Public Private Public Public Public Private Nonprofi t Public Public Public Public Foreign Private Discount stores Education, health care Grocery stores Financial services Health care Hardware stores Financial services Grocery stores, textiles Health care Computer research and development Financial services Health care Grocery stores, food distribution Meat processing Restaurants Human-resources services Department stores Package delivery Temporary staffi ng Education Department stores Grocery stores Health care Telecommunications Energy Airline Health care Food services Department stores Drug stores Telecommunications Energy Nursing homes and medical supplies Temporary staffi ng Package delivery Hardware stores Medical testing Telecommunications Temporary staffi ng Jet engines Food services Telecommunications equipment Restaurant operator, real-estate developer Health care Poultry processing Printers and other equipment Drug stores Discount stores Drugs Software company Sources: companies, 2010

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