Stanley Furniture

The State of Things
11:14 am
Wed August 13, 2014

How North Carolina's Furniture Industry Is Still Changing

Stanley Furniture manufactured its Young America line at the Robbinsville, NC plant, which shut down this summer.
Credit High Point Market


North Carolina has a rich history of producing furniture. High Point has been at the center of the market for more than a century. 

But the industry looks much different than it did just a few decades ago. Globalization caused many companies to send manufacturing overseas. Most recently, Stanley Furniture Company closed its plant in Robbinsville.

Some large companies are trying to reverse that trend, while small custom furniture shops pop up across the state.

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Business & Economy
7:34 am
Mon April 7, 2014

High Point Market Open For Furniture Business

High Point Market kicked off with Stanley Furniture announcing it would halt production of its 'Young America' line.
Credit Stanley Furniture

Fashion designers and innovators in the home furnishings world are in High Point this week for the bi-annual market.

More than 2,000 exhibitors fill the furniture and home furnishing showrooms of High Point. 

Kelly Edwards has produced High Point Market videos for the web.  Buyers tell her, “There’s always brass and vintage brass is really hot right now.  Anything antique to brass." 

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