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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- FACES CHANGES ACROSS THE GLOBE. Warnock, Matt; Vonesek, Wade // Wood & Wood Products;Jun2007, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p43
The article discusses the challenges faced by the residential furniture industry worldwide. It is stated that the industry is in struggle with the continued influx of lower-priced product from China and other overseas with the focus on customization, quality and automation. According to studies...
- 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.
- Six strategies that respond to wood imports. Houston, Lee // Furniture/Today;5/26/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 37, p92
Suggests strategies that U.S. wood furniture producers are responding to wood imports. Integration of imported parts; offering of hard-to-duplicate service; Requirement of good market research.
- 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.