- Retail Intelligence. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;7/2/2004, Issue 5395, p14
Presents statistics illustrating trends in furniture retailing in Great Britain for April and May 2004. Increase of sales in the cabinet sector; Growth of the bed retailing business; Expansion of demand in upholstered products.
- Whew! What a year it's been! Sloan, Carole // Furniture/Today;12/18/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p31
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- Double take. Baum, Stephanie // Cabinet Maker;02/25/2000, Issue 5176, p12
Discusses how changing social patterns have presented retailers and manufacturers with a furniture challenge in Great Britain. Space as a valuable commodity; Manufacturers and retailers' need to be innovative in their response; Ikea's offering of affordable furniture for low to moderate income...
- On controlling your destiny. // Furniture/Today;6/13/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p2
Comments on the tendency of furniture manufacturers and retailers to have as much control as possible over facets of the business. Manufacturers' desire to control their list of customers; Large retailers' desire to have as much control as possible over facets of manufacturing, including...
- The outdoor furniture market. // Casual Living;Nov2009, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p38
The article focuses on a study being conducted by "Casual Living" magazine which found a decrease in the sales of outdoor furniture in the U.S. in 2008. It states that the whole outdoor furniture category is predicted to total 2.23 billion U.S. dollars in 2009. It mentions that the discount...
- Twisting and turning. // Cabinet Maker;9/5/2003, Issue 5354, p14
Focuses on the market competition between the coil sprungs and pocket springs, essential materials in bed manufacturing. Reason why manufactures are moving gradually to pocket sprung; Comments of Greg Suthern, marketing director of Multiple Dreams, on which material is dominating the market;...
- Canadian retailers still cautious. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;1/10/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p1
Reports on the trend among furniture retailers to establish operations in Canada. Caution expressed by the retailers regarding their prospects for 2005; Factors affecting the furniture retail trade; Challenges faced by the industry.
- Imports of household furniture into the U.S. // Furniture/Today;3/8/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 27, p19
Presents a graph depicting imports of household furniture into the U.S. from different Asian countries. China; Taiwan; Indonesia; Malaysia; Thailand.
- Retailers praise first market. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;8/1/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p1
Reports on the success of the 2005 furniture industry trade show and exhibition in the World Market Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, in the point of view of retailers. Praise about the design of the building, showrooms, and goods they picked up; Dealers could curtail or end trips to shows in High...