Enterprise, city (1990 pop. 20,123), Coffee co., SE Ala.; inc. 1896. It is a peanut-shipping center with many peanut-processing establishments. There are also lumber and textile mills and plants that make concrete. The region's diversified farming began after the boll weevil destroyed (1910-15) the cotton; in gratitude for the resulting prosperity, the city erected (1919) a monument to the boll weevil.
Enterprise (occasionally used with the archaic spelling Enterprize) can refer to the following:

Economics and business

  • A business, company, or comparable organization
  • Entrepreneurship, the practice of starting new organizations, particularly new businesses
  • Enterprise for High School Students, a non-profit organization
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car, a car-rental agency
  • Enterprise Asia, a regional NGO for the development of entrepreneurship, based in Kuala Lumpur
  • Enterprize Canada, a Canadian student-run entrepreneurial business plan competition and conference
  • Enterprise Plc, a civil engineering and maintenance company in the United Kingdom
  • Farm enterprise, a component of a farm business; a farm may for example include an arable enterprise and a dairy enterprise
  • Free enterprise, a type of economy; a loose synonym for implemented capitalism
  • Enterprise, an informal name for STTGI (Stanford Technology Trading Group International), a U.S. weapons-dealing company involved in the Iran-Contra Affair
  • Subud Enterprise Services, any entrepreneurial activity undertaken by a member of the spiritual organization Subud







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United States


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