Guess who is insourcing furniture production?

Dean Foust

I grew up in North Carolina, and the middle swath of the state was the capital of the U.S. furniture industry. No more. All those revered manufacturers -- Broyhill, Drexel -- began shifting work to China in recent years, so much so that most of the factory towns like Morganton and Lenoir are struggling. Same with other cities across the country that were dominated by furniture manufacturing.

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