Fiskars, since 1649...The manufacturer of these products (and many others) has been in business for over 350 years.Your task is to find two more businesses which have also been around for at least over 100 years. Your research should focus on the other companies longevity and the economic reasons for this phenomena.
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The first business that has longevity of more than 100 years is Shirley Plantation. It is located in Charles City County, Virginia. It is located on State Route 5 which runs between Richmond and Williamsburg. Shirley Plantation is the oldest plantation that is active. It is one of the oldest family owned businesses in the US. It began operations in 1814.The economic reason for its longevity is due to the profitability of the plantation ...
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