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Holland America Line offering deals on cruises to Canada, Greenland, New England

Holland America Line recently announced an exclusive-suite offer that includes free drinks, a free dining package and free gratuities for its 2021 Canada, New England and Greenland bookings, when reserved by Feb. 28, 2020.

Alcami acquires fill-finish manufacturing facility in North Carolina

North Charleston's Alcami Corp. recently announced that it has acquired TriPharm Services, a sterile fill-finish manufacturing facility in Morrisville, North Carolina.

Approximately 708,000 homes sold in the United States in August 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the United States for the month of August was 708,000.

Food industry’s Q3 retained earnings down 1.3%

The food industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was down 1.3 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report 2.4 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by grocery and related products wholesalers in September were valued at $39.5 billion, an increase of 2.4 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report 0.1 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in November 2019 were $42.6 billion, an increase of 0.1 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report $56.1 billion in September sales

Sales by grocery and related products wholesalers in September 2019 were $56.1 billion.

South Carolina ranks 4th best on corporate tax study

South Carolina finished fourth in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report $8 billion in September sales

Sales by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in September 2019 were $8 billion.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report 6.9 percent increase in year-over-year September inventories

Inventories held by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in September were valued at $14 billion, an increase of 6.9 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report 3.8 percent increase in year-over-year November sales

Sales by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in November 2019 were $12.2 billion, an increase of 3.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Approximately 425,000 homes sold in the South in August 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the South for the month of August was 425,000.

58 health care and social assistance businesses in Dorchester County have between 10 and 19 employees in 2016

There were 58 health care and social assistance businesses in Dorchester County zip codes that had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

36 retail trade businesses in Dorchester County have between 20 and 49 employees in 2016

There were 36 retail trade businesses in Dorchester County zip codes that had between 20 and 49 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

100 retail trade businesses in Dorchester County have between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 100 retail trade businesses in Dorchester County zip codes that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

25 real estate, rental and leasing businesses in Dorchester County have between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 25 real estate, rental and leasing businesses in Dorchester County zip codes that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

102 real estate, rental and leasing businesses in Dorchester County have between one and four employees in 2016

There were 102 real estate, rental and leasing businesses in Dorchester County zip codes that had between one and four employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

21 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in Dorchester County have between 10 and 19 employees in 2016

There were 21 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in Dorchester County zip codes that had between 10 and 19 employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

26 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in Dorchester County have between five and nine employees in 2016

There were 26 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in Dorchester County zip codes that had between five and nine employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

159 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in Dorchester County have between one and four employees in 2016

There were 159 professional, scientific and technical services businesses in Dorchester County zip codes that had between one and four employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

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