Flowers Foods will shut its Winston-Salem snack cake operations in early October, a move that will result in the layoff of 169 workers. The Georgia-based company cites outdated equipment and insufficient volume. The planned layoffs come after Flowers Foods announced last month plans to restructure and streamline operations. The company expects to incur closing-associated costs […]
Charlotte-based Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated will open a 135,300-square-foot facility at the McConnell Center in Greensboro, with plans to add up to 20 new jobs and invest $4 million in the operation. The new jobs will add to the company’s presence in Greensboro, where the firm employs 230.
Ralph Lauren Corp. is eliminating 107 workers at its Triad facilities, including employees at an 843,000-square-foot distribution center at the High Point-Kernersville border. The company, which announced this month that it would close its flagship Polo Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan to help save $140 million in annual expenses, declined to disclose the reasoning behind […]
Acme-McCrary, a 108-year old textile company that employs 300 in Randolph County, is expected to be sold to private investment firm MAS US Holdings. Randolph County and the city of Asheboro are considering incentive payments totaling $300,000, split equally, if MAS US Holdings expands Acme-McCrary’s operations with 133 new jobs and a $20 million investment. MAS US Holdings […]