Art Pope addresses the border adjustment tax plan
Proposed tax plan would hurt retailers and consumers.
Charlotte Business Journal: An Interview with Art Pope
A former four-term state lawmaker, Art Pope discussed everything from what he sees as the danger of corporate incentives to the beauty of highway bonds.
Pope Foundation Makes Gift to North Carolina Museum of Art
The Pope Foundation gift established the permanent Joy W. Pope Gallery
Art’s Public Service
Throughout his public service career, Art’s top goal has been to reform North Carolina’s state government, public education system, budget, and taxes to better serve citizens.
James Arthur “Art” Pope (born May 5, 1956) is an American businessman, public servant, and philanthropist. He is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Variety Wholesalers, Inc., a company that operates over 350 retail stores in 15 states and employs approximately 7,000 people. Pope served four terms in the North Carolina House of Representatives, from 1989 to 1992 and 1999 to 2002. He is also chairman of the John William Pope Foundation, a philanthropic foundation named after his father.