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Recession, Housing Downturn Slow Furniture Sales

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Recession, Housing Downturn Slow Furniture Sales

Economy

Recession, Housing Downturn Slow Furniture Sales

Recession, Housing Downturn Slow Furniture Sales

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This year marks the 100th anniversary of North Carolina's High Point furniture market, where more than 80,000 retailers and designers buy furniture in the fall and the spring. But it's a tough time for the industry. Many furniture makers and retailers have suffered big losses as the economy has slowed.

Jessica Jones reports for North Carolina Public Radio.