Kennedy: Go abroad to grow High Point

Thomas, Larry
November 2002
Furniture/Today;11/4/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p38
Trade Publication
Interviews Chris Kennedy, head of Merchandise Mart Properties and owner of Market Square showroom buildings. Views on whether High Point has reached saturation in showroom space; Concept of maintaining a permanent showroom.


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