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The furniture industry plays a significant role in the economies of High Point and the state.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 48 Issue 10, Oct 1990, p22-25, il
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1063
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Brent Kincaid worked his way to the top of Broyhill Furniture Industries. The president and CEO is now preparing his company to face the global market, which is the future of the industry.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 5, May 1993, p8-11, por
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1277
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The furniture industry in North Carolina aims to sell sofas and bedroom suites as other industries sell their products: by using marketing techniques to promote brand awareness.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 11, Nov 1993, p12-16, il, por
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2140
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According to American Furniture Manufacturers Association in High Point, the industry shipped $19.8 billion in furniture in 1994. New home sales, remodeling, and home refinancing money will foster the demand for furniture in 1995.
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2236
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Alex Bernhardt, president of Bernhardt Furniture headquartered in Lenoir, is guiding his family's 106 year-old furniture company into the mostly untapped but fertile international marketplace.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p16-17, por
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2235
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North Carolina furniture makers are increasingly marketing their products to overseas markets. State furniture exports are rising as the industry targets markets in such regions as Asia and the Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p14-15; 17-20, il
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4418
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At the start of the 20th-century, three industries were gaining prominence -- tobacco, textiles, and furniture. Each made its influence felt in a different geographic location. Tobacco was the Coastal Plain's big moneymaker. Two hundred textile plants spurred growth in the Piedmont, encouraging farmers to grow more cotton. Furniture factories developed in the foothills, near their source of raw materials.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 39 Issue 1, Fall 1999, p23-25, il
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9491
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For one week every April and October the world's furniture manufacturers and retail buyers come to the High Point Furniture Market, the world's largest furniture expo. Business transactions are in the hundreds of millions of dollars, and the local economy benefits by $1 billion. Wood describes the strength of the state's furniture industry as it moves into the twenty-first century.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 9, Sept 2007, p52, il
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11814
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Founded by Gordon W. Yarborough, Yarborough and Company is one of the largest, and the youngest, furniture component suppliers in the Southeast. Now in its eleventh year, the company's primary function is meeting the needs of the furniture industry.
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11871
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Steady growth in the state's furniture industry has moved North Carolina to first in the nation in furniture employment. Although leading in employment, it ranks lower in average weekly earnings for furniture workers, but pay rates compare favorably with other North Carolina manufacturing industries. Guilford, Catawba, Davidson, and Caldwell are the four counties housing the greatest concentration of furniture plants, with Guilford leading the world as a wood furniture manufacturing center.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 3, July 1961, p13, 20, il
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12104
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Paul H. Broyhill, board chairman and chief executive officer of Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc., is featured in the Businessman in the News section of We the People of North Carolina magazine.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p9-10, 12, 14, 121-122, por
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12107
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This article provides an overview of the state's furniture industry as it stands today.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p24, 26, 28, 123-124, il, por
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13229
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Richard Barentine is the executive director of the Furniture Factories' Marketing Association of the South. The Southern Furniture Market is held April and October and is the largest single event held in North Carolina. His job is to let people know about the market, what it is, and what it means, not only to the state, but to the rest of the country as well.
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13740
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North Carolina's furniture industry started modernizing in the depths of the Depression and has out-stripped the world.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 35, Jan 1952, p3-5, 21-25, f
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14040
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Furniture is a major industry in North Carolina. Recently industry workers and businessmen have endured the effects of a deep recession affecting the market; however, they are now enjoying the benefits of a rebounding market.
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