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inthisissue August 2009
Powering Up
Duke Energy has been the principal driver of economic development for the Charlotte region and much of the Carolinas since it was formed. Recently, it has been in the news for the rate increases it seeks. President and COO Jim Turner realizes that in a depressed economy it is a tough sell. Still, he makes the case without hesitation.
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Flip Through Our Pages
[Cyclone Roofing, LLC]
All Under One Roof
According to Randy Winecoff, the challenging part of the job is staying ahead of the curve, embracing new technologies and green trends. He uses initiative, innovation and forward thinking to promote a new way of roof maintenance and green building.
[Shutterfly, Inc.]
Tell Your Story
Shutterfly’s secret to success is the right combination of customer centricity, innovation and superior quality; they understand how special their products are to their customers and the joy they bring into people’s lives daily.
[Foreign Cars Italia, Inc., Paramount Automotive Group]
Driven By The Golden Rule
From the beginning, Benny Yount enjoyed high performance sports imports. In the ’60s era of muscle cars, he bought a bright red 1960 MG. It was the first step on the journey that would lead to a career in the auto business.
[The Langtree Group, LLC]
Living Large at Lake Norman
After four years of planning, construction on the $900 million Langtree At The Lake development is set to begin this fall. Once completed, it will offer a unique “Live Work Play Village” just a short drive up Interstate 77 from Charlotte.
 
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[editor's Letter]
Time to Get Back in the Game!
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Online Strategy for the Coming Economic Recovery, Part 2
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Now is the Time for Tax-Efficient Wealth Transfers
[expertOpinion]
Spreading Your Wealth?
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Some Business Insights from Those at the Top…
 
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