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High Point Market Open For Furniture Business

Stanley Furniture
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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." 

And instead of as much black and gray, buyers say they think they're getting more into blue and greens.

The market has 11.5 million square feet of exhibit space.

Stanley Furniture is revealing its new Preserve Collection.  Just days ago, Stanley also announced it was shutting down its “Young America” line that will affect some 400 workers in Robbinsville, in the western part of the state.

High Point Market runs from until April 10th.

Leoneda Inge is WUNC’s race and southern culture reporter, the first public radio journalist in the South to hold such a position. She also is co-host of the podcast Tested and host of the special podcast series, PAULI. Leoneda is the recipient of numerous awards from AP, RTDNA and NABJ. She’s been a reporting fellow in Berlin and Tokyo. You can follow her on Twitter @LeonedaInge.
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