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Garry Snook is president of Performance Bicycle Shop, based in Chatham County near Chapel Hill. He, wife Susan, and brother Richard started the business six years ago with $25,000 in savings. Today it is the nation's largest bicycle mail-order retailer. The company has stores in five states, and it makes clothing for cyclists at operation in Graham.
Bob McFarland Franklin is the founder and lead editor at McFarland & Co. Inc., located in Jefferson in Ashe County. It is the state's largest privately owned book publisher, and its market is a narrow one--scholarly and reference books--marketed to libraries and the general public. McFarland is not into trade publishing.