The firm is rebuilding more as a boutique-style outfit. “Our numbers are hard to compare apples to apples,” said Gordon Taylor, the shop’s president. “I will say we had an incredibly good year, with great numbers and strong profits. We had markedly fewer people at the end of the year as a result of that restructuring.”
American flags decorate the hood of an antique Ford car in the 4th of July Parade in Ripley, W. Va., on July 4, 2014. The parade is billed as "the USA's largest small town Independence Day Celebration."