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Through the 20th-century High Point was the undisputed Home Furnishing Capital of the World, and in the new century the industry remains strong in the area. This city of 90,000 is also attracting a number of high-tech companies, and is the home of High Point University. High Point is featured in this month's NORTH CAROLINA magazine's \"community profile.\"
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 12, Dec 2002, p31-32, 36, 38, 42-44, 48, 50, il
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5454
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Sharon Allred Decker is president of Doncaster. Headquartered in Rutherfordton, it is the largest direct selling division of the Tanner Companies, a woman's apparel manufacturer. Decker is featured in this month's NORTH CAROLINA magazine's \"executive profile.\"
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 12, Dec 2002, p22, 24, 26-27, por
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5477
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The home furnishings trade is big business in High Point. Each year in the spring and fall, the city is home to the International Home Furnishings Market, which attracts 80,000 manufacturers, retailers, and designers, who come from all fifty states and 109 foreign countries. The exhibition, held in 180 buildings, is the largest trade show in the industry and generates $340 million for the local economy.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 12, Dec 2002, p40-41, il
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5476
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An interesting feature of High Point's economic base is the large number of family-owned businesses, over 150, that have been successful for over half a century. Seventeen of them have been in business over 100 years. Blackwelder discusses one firm, Mirro Products, which has been in business 70 years.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 12, Dec 2002, p34, il