US building trade walls against China?
- Chinese imports jump, U.S. sales slip. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;6/2/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 38, p24
Focuses on the growth of furniture trade in Canada. Total furniture imports from China; Dependence of the industry on exports; Increase in the total furniture imports in the region.
- Former Samuel Lawrence execs launch import co. // Furniture/Today;11/29/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p14
Reports on the launch of U.S.-based Huntington Furniture Inds. to import furniture from Asian countries.
- Import strategies: So many to choose from! Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;11/11/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p16
Comments on key issues relevant to the use of import strategies in the furniture industry and trade in the U.S. Marketing strategies; Integration of imports into domestic product lines; Establishment of distribution and retail centers.
- Seminar to focus on competing with imports. // Furniture/Today;11/5/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p12
Reports on the presentation of a seminar on keeping United States furniture makers competitive with imports in Greensboro, North Carolina.
- How the rug business is being Americanized. Wyman, Lissa // Furniture/Today;8/25/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 50, p55
Comments on issues surrounding the furniture business in the U.S. Failure of importers to compete with U.S.-made product; Popularity of machine-made rugs from China; Increase demand for high-end products.
- Industry consultants advise embracing imports change. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;12/9/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p12
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- Producers brace for import charge. // Furniture/Today;8/25/2003 Supplement, Vol. 27, p8
Reports on the import charge for sofas, chairs and stationary products in the U.S. Cost benefits in upholstery and wood components; Ratio of freight costs to selling pieces of upholstery; Factors influencing the transition within the furniture industry.
- Imports make a killing with 28% of the market. // Cabinet Maker;3/1/2002, Issue 5276, p1
Reports the growth of the upholstery importation market in Great Britain. Decline in furniture production; Deterioration of living and dining room cabinet value; Increase in the value of bedroom furniture.
- The real price of foreign goods. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;3/1/2002, Issue 5276, p1
Comments on the growth of the importation in the furniture industry in Great Britain. Forecast on corporate merger in the industry; Implication of foreign furniture for industrial competition; Move of manufacturers in dealing with furniture import growth.