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1926
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In April and October every year, High Point is transformed from a modest city into the world's furniture exhibition center. Morris describes this event and highlights some points of interest in the city.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 5, Oct 1994, p22-25, il
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6773
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Don Hunziker is chairman and CEO of Hickory-based LADD Furniture, Inc., one of the largest furniture manufacturers in the world. His furniture career began in 1956, when he joined David M. Lea and Company in Richmond, Virginia. He assumed his present positions in 1981 and 1982. Hunziker is profiled in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's “executive profile.”
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 48 Issue 3, Mar 1990, p8, 10-12, por
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7951
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Furniture manufacturing began in High Point in the late 1880s. The High Point Furniture Manufacturing Company was the first to ship furniture beyond the city, though soon other furniture manufacturers, attracted by a good supply of lumber and a strong regional market for inexpensive furniture, opened for business. High Point hosted the first Southern Regional Market in 1909. From this date, the shows evolved into the International Home Furnishings Market, a semi-annual furniture event.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 2, July 2006, p128-130, 132, il Periodical Website
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10016
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In this continuing series of articles about North Carolinians who have contributed to the growth and development of the state, Gilbert discusses Charles F. Tomlinson. For four-generations the Tomlinson family contributed to industrial and civic development in High Point. In 1904, Charles Tomlinson joined the family furniture business, Tomlinson of High Point, one of the great industries of the state.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 1 Issue 6, Oct 1943, p12-13, 28, il, por
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10321
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Furniture manufacturing began in High Point in the late 1880s. The annually held Southern Furniture Mart attracts over 20,000 visitors to see and buy products of Southern furniture factories.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 15 Issue 6, Nov 1957, p36, 38, 41, il
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11008
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Each year in the spring and the fall, the pros of the furniture industry including manufacturing, retailing, design, supply, advertising, public relations and merchandising come to High Point for the Southern Furniture Exhibition. Here over three hundred furniture and accessory manufacturers show their new styles and fashions to merchants from every state and many foreign countries.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 28 Issue 11, Nov 1970, p126-127, 261-262, il
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11139
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Leo J. Heer has been managing director of the Southern Furniture Exhibition Building in High Point for nineteen years, starting in 1953. Prior to this he had worked for the National Retail Furniture Association since 1938 as editor of the National Furniture Review and as director of the merchandising division. Heer will retire from his present position on November 1, 1972.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 30 Issue 9, Sept 1972, p20-21, il, por
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11274
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Stanley R. Taylor began what is now U.S. Furniture Industries in an eight-car garage in 1946. Now one of the largest furniture manufacturers in the state, the company manufactures and markets all types of furniture for residential, institutional, restaurant, contract and mobile home use.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 31 Issue 11, Nov 1973, p185-186, il, por
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11594
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In 1895 in High Point, A. O. Redding began making household furniture under the name of Alma Furniture Company. In 1904, Charles E. Hayworth, at age twenty-two, founded the Hayworth Roll and Panel Company which was located next door to the Alma Furniture. When Redding died in 1921, Hayworth purchased Alma at auction. Today he is president of Alma Desk Company and other companies that comprise Hayworth Industries.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 34 Issue 8, August 1976, p9-10, 12, il, por
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12110
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Two brothers, Clarence and Thayer Coggin, founded Thayer Coggin of High Point in 1952. The company, which manufactures over 1,200 items, is a national style leader in residential furniture.
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12106
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LADD Furniture, Inc. of High Point is marking its first birthday as the industry's youngest firm.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 40 Issue 11, Nov 1982, p20, 22, 122, il, por
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20814
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This history of furniture making in High Point tracks the development of the industry in this area, the furniture center of the South. Four factors are identified as key to High Point's success and expounded upon by the author: its proximity to then undepleted stands of excellent heartwoods, its favorable climate, excellent water power, and that it had plentiful, cheap, and dependable labor from surrounding rural areas.
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24212
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The world's largest furniture marketplace happens twice a year in High Point. The furniture shows take place in High Point because that was once where the industry was centered. Now, the High Point market's future is in jeopardy and Las Vegas thinks it has the answer: building a new home for the market and leveraging its advantages in entertainment accommodations, restaurants, and glamour.
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27337
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The High Point Market is the world’s largest home furnishing show bringing in 5.4 billion dollars in economic impact to the state. Over 75, 000 people will attend this year’s show and more than 2, 000 vendors will sell their goods. The influence of cheaper furniture from China, online shopping, competition from other cities, and the effects of House Bill 2 are having negative effects on the market. Despite problems, the show still goes on and provides a unique experience for market attendees.
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30628
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High Point company, Heritage Home Group plans to boost image of Thomasville furniture by associating the brand with their more high-end brands, Drexel Heritage and Hendron.