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- Canadian factories providing input on Chinese impact. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;1/2/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 17, p2
The article reports on the impact of Chinese imports in the furniture industry in Canada. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has sent a questionnaire to Canadian furniture manufacturers seeking more information before deciding whether to investigate claims that the rapid rise of...
- TECHO Furniture Manufacturer Breaks Record after Record, Expanding to Foreign Markets. // Czech Business & Trade;2008, Issue 03/04, p11
The article reports on the growing success of Techo, one of the largest furniture manufacturer in the Czech Republic. According to the article, the firm's achievement can be highly attributed to its dynamic growth in exports which is not only limited to European countries but to the Asian and...
- Anger over 'tax on success' imposed by shipping lines. Pamben, Deven // Cabinet Maker;12/21/2007, Issue 5569, p10
The article reports on the problems faced by importers of furniture into Great Britain. According to a report, several of the main ports are suffering from congestion. Imports to continental Europe as a whole have been increasing, and the resulting congestion has caused a consortium of container...
- Top 25 sources register ho-hum gain of 1.2%. // Furniture/Today;5/10/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p18
Reports on furniture industry shipments in the United States in 2003. Sales; Percentage of decline in shipments; Imports; Exports.
- About the numbers. // Furniture/Today;5/10/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p32
Focuses on "Furniture/Today" periodical's imports/exports report in the furniture industry in the United States.
- Its so bad, even imports dipped in latest quarter. Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;9/24/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p76
The author reflects on issues related to imports of furniture during the second quarter of 2007 in the U.S. He commented that imports are not performing well, with domestic wood furniture shipments dropped 8.6 percent and wood furniture imports from China declined 11.6 percent. He added that...
- WOOD FURNITURE IMPORTS HIT $17.7 BILLION IN 2005. Christianson, Rich // Wood & Wood Products;May2006, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p15
The article reports on the performance of wood and upholstered furniture and components exports and imports in the U.S. In 2005, 17.7 billion dollars of these products were imported, an 11.4 percent increase from 2004. However, exports remained stagnant at 1.4 billion dollars resulting to a...
- Chinese bedding imports on the grow. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;2/7/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p24
Focuses on the growth of Chinese bedding imports in the United States. Impact of Chinese furniture industry on the U.S. wood and upholstered furniture sector; Discussion of Chinese bedding producers' approach in reducing costs by compressing their mattresses for shipment.
- Furniture firm threatened by overseas competition. Maurer, Katie // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/5/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p31B
The article focuses on the overseas competition in the furniture industry which threatens furniture companies in the U.S. Overseas furniture manufacturers are receiving higher demands than furniture companies in the U.S. because of its speedy production and cheap prices of their furnitures,...