Furniture sales point upwards in October
- Why the furniture industry is still important to West Michigan. Dunlap, Michael A. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;7/29/2013, Vol. 31 Issue 30, p8
The author discusses the importance of the furniture industry as part of the economic, cultural, and social as well as political development of West Michigan which truly become the Commercial Furniture Industry Capital of the World.
- Scottish coalition makes case for business rates reform. // Cabinet Maker;9/4/2015, Issue 5947, p10
The article discusses a policy paper launched by the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) along with Scottish furniture retail manufacturer to improve Scotland's economic growth and productivity.
- Local furniture stores not sitting still. Miller, Valerie // Las Vegas Business Press;11/10/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p1
Reports on the economic developments related to the furniture industry in Las Vegas, Nevada. Influx of big furniture companies in the local market; Effects of the influx to small business players; Initiatives undertaken by the local industry address the situation.
- Ashley opts out of $6M in Wis. tax credits. THOMAS, LARRY // Furniture/Today;3/9/2015, Vol. 39 Issue 28, p33
The article reports that Ashley Furniture has announced that it is dropping out Wisconsin-based pair of economic development projects worth more than 6.2 million dollars in state tax credits, and presents statement of company's president Todd Wanek.
- Greater GR Business Survey Showing Modest Increases. Long, Brian G. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;5/29/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 22, p24
The article presents an analysis of business conditions in Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan based on a survey conducted during the third and fourth weeks of April 2007. The economy showed modest increases during the month. Modest improvement was shown by the office and steel furniture business,...
- Grand Rapids economy following slow, steady pace. Long, Brian G. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;11/8/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 46, p17
The article reports on the continuing but less robust improvement of the industrial economy in greater Grand Rapids, Michigan in the last two weeks of October 2010. The office furniture sector reportedly benefited from the market revival but remains affected by slow economic growth, while...
- AMERICAN SPENDING ON FURNITURE AND BEDDING UP, OFFICE FURNITURE PREDICTED TO DROP IN 2007. // Wood Digest;Nov2006, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p12
The article reports on the survey concerning the growth in furniture and bedding in the U.S. The survey of the Aktrin Furniture Information Center has reported growth in furniture and bedding up 5.6 percent in the first quarter and 2.9 percent in the second quarter of 2006, however, with the...
- Thai challenge. Castoldi, Jennifer // Cabinet Maker;4/13/2007, Issue 5533, p24
The article reports on the emerging economy in Thailand with regards to its architectural designs and handicrafts. Accordingly, the country has been exporting more than Â£700 million worth of furniture and furniture components in 2006. The country has been known to be producing innovative...
- Growth returns to Harveys. // Cabinet Maker;11/7/2003, Issue 5363, p4
Reports on the economic upturn of Great Britain-based Harvey company as of November 2003 following its long years of economic turbulence. Percentage of the increase of like for like sales; Factor that brought the increase; Remarks of the group regarding the company's performance.