Furniture's rich pickings
- Rising to the design challenge. // Cabinet Maker;5/30/2003, Issue 5340, p7
Reports on the responsibility of Silentnight Beds to lead and develop the furniture industry market. Growth of bed market; Introduction of Ikea of levels of furniture design and value; Increase of sales in the upper-middle sector.
- Innovation is hard to find, claim retailers. // Cabinet Maker;10/22/2004, Issue 5411, p4
The article reports that more than a quarter of retailers do not believe there are any innovative manufacturers in the furniture market. Some 27% of retailers could not spontaneously name a company they thought of as innovative, when asked as part of research commissioned by Silentnight Group....
- Ikea finds a home in Brooklyn. Racine, Theresa // New York Amsterdam News;10/31/2002, Vol. 93 Issue 44, p32
Reports on the launch of a store of furniture manufacturing company Ikea AB in New York City, New York. Estimated number of jobs created by the store; Proposal of the company to solve traffic problems due to its store's location; Plans of the company to expand its store.
- Green light for Ikea in Glasgow. // Cabinet Maker;11/17/2000, Issue 5214, p2
Reports on the Scotland government's approval of Ikea's proposal to open a furniture store in Glasgow.
- GOOD WEEK BAD WEEK. // Cabinet Maker;6/20/2003, Issue 5343, p31
Presents news briefs of interest to furniture retailers as of June 20, 2003. Environmental protection campaign of Ikea's Canadian staff; British councilors' demand for outgoing mayors to pay the full price of their office furniture.
- Yes and no to planning. // Cabinet Maker;7/30/2004, Issue 5399, p5
Reports on the decision of Ikea not to open another store in Sheffield, England.
- Wind of change. Barnett, David // Cabinet Maker;01/08/99, Issue 5120, p10
Focuses on the success of furniture retailer Ikea in the British market. Number of Ikea stores in Great Britain; Layout of Ikea stores; Differences between Ikea and British furniture retailers; Changing consumer needs; Areas that the British furniture industry needs to improve in order to...
- Beijing takes picnic to Ikea. // Cabinet Maker;02/26/99, Issue 5127, p45
Reports on the opening of Swiss company Ikea's furniture store in Beijing, China. Problems encountered by the store.
- Ikea plans Twin Cities unit for summer '04. // Furniture/Today;3/24/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p118
Reports plans of furniture retailer Ikea AB to open a store in Minneapolis, Minnesota. List of other cities proposed for openings in 2004; Phases of the mall development; Pending city approval.