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‘Hiring Additional People Has Been Incredibly Difficult,’ CEO Says

Today's fast-moving fashion industry demands an agile, consumer-led retail model, but how do you get there? Join our webinar "Consumer-Led Retail: Optimizing Assortments at Speed" Sept 28th, featuring experts from MakerSights and DTC brand Taylor Stitch.

When Universal Furniture opened its new production facility nearly two years ago in Conover, N.C. it had no idea how difficult it would be to find workers for the operation. Universal had recently acquired Southern Furniture, including the Conover plant, and while many of those Southern workers stayed on, Universal’s production demands far outpaced the…

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