TITLE

EU/US trade war will hit consumers' wallets

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;11/14/2003, Issue 5364, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the price increases faced by the furniture retailers selling U.S.-made furniture in Great Britain. Trade conflict between the U.S. and European Union; Sales performance of the U.S.-made furniture; Effect of the increases on the furniture industry.
ACCESSION #
11487439

 

Related Articles

  • Healthy Canadian economy bodes well, but…. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;12/26/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 16, p58 

    The article reports on the move of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal to investigate a complaint lodged by furniture manufacturers alleging the sudden rise in low-cost imports from China has caused material damage. Furniture manufacturers are focusing on finding ways to remain relevant in...

  • Industry faces major changes.  // Furniture/Today;3/31/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 30, p4 

    The article shares the author's insights about the challenges faced by the furniture industry in the U.S. According to him, the industry has been dealing with the hike of prices. He further expresses that some of importers have asserted that some of their source factories have quoted price...

  • Get the pricing right to increase furniture profits. de Melim, Richard // Cabinet Maker;4/20/2007, Issue 5534, p9 

    The author reflects on the effect of price deflation on the furniture industry in Great Britain. He discusses the reasons behind the prevalence of inflation. The author explains the concern of manufacturers and retailers on the subject of price and profit of the industry. He further states that...

  • Furniture pre-sale hike hits inflation.  // Cabinet Maker;7/20/2007, Issue 5547, p3 

    The article reports on the increase of furniture prices in June 2007 in Great Britain. National Statistics cites greater price establishing by furniture retailers ahead of summer sales as the factor that pushed prices up by 9.8%, raising the annual furniture retail inflation rate to 12.5%. It...

  • Why higher prices might be a good thing. Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;10/29/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p22 

    The author reflects on the impact of higher prices on furniture products in the U.S. He stresses that higher prices can help restore the profitability of retailers. He points out that manufacturers should raise prices since most consumers do not appreciate the great values offered to them. He...

  • Key Asian wood cost rises. Russell, Thomas // Furniture/Today;5/10/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p1 

    Reports that the shortage of rubberwood from Malaysia and Thailand may increase the prices of furniture in the United States. Percentage of price increase; Impact of the possible price increase on the casual dining category of Emerald Home Furnishings; Increase in Chinas consumption of...

  • Casual furniture prices moving up. Ingram, Cinde W. // Furniture/Today;6/23/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 41, p40 

    The article reports on the mid-season price increase charged by some casual furniture manufacturers in the U.S. in May 2008. The price increase is blamed on the combination of currency pressures and higher labor, materials and transportation costs. Also cited are the issues' implications for the...

  • Metal bed vendors may have to raise prices. Russell, Thomas // Furniture/Today;6/23/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 41, p57 

    The article reports that vendors and manufacturers of metal beds may have to impose price increases of as much as 15% in the U.S. in summer 2008. The increase is blamed on the pricing pressures caused by the rising costs of raw materials. Also cited are the issues' implications for the furniture...

  • Price increases worry buyers. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;10/17/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 7, preceeding p1 

    Reports on the growing concern over oil and gasoline price increases from a sudden shortage of foam used to make upholstery and bedding, the result of Gulf Coast hurricanes and the related production disruption of a chemical used to make the foam in the U.S. Threats posed by price increases on...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics