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In 1962 the Record Bar was a single mom-and-pop store in a dying section of downtown Durham. By 1982, it had grown into the second-largest national retail chain in the record industry with sales in 1981 of $65 million. The retail chain has 136 stores in twenty-eight states.
Reeves, a native of Raleigh, discusses why his alternative weekly publication, Spectator, has been successful while others in the same metropolitan area have failed. In its first year of publication, Spectator had over $127,000 in sales. Final sales figures for 1982 are expected to top $900,000.
Troxler, a Research Triangle businessman, whose company manufactures nuclear gauges, turned a basement business into a $6 million, award-winning exporting operation.