- Knowledge gap. // Cabinet Maker;4/6/2007, Issue 5532, p12
The article reports on the impact of furniture complaints to the retailers in Great Britain's furniture industry. Data show that customer complaints in upholstery reached 64.5 percent of the total number received. This was followed by cabinet furniture at 26.18 percent and beds at 9.32 percent....
- Furnishers see comfy growth. Bracken, Jennifer // Crain's Cleveland Business;8/4/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 31, p1
With a sluggish economy putting travel plans on the back burner for many people and interest rates still near record lows, investing money in home furnishings has become as popular in Ohio and nationwide as leather sofas and king-size beds. U.S. Department of Commerce figures show furniture and...
- Suppliers Head Into Last Mini-Market. Corral, Cecile B. // Home Textiles Today;2/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p1
The article provides information about the February Mini-Market trading in New York. Holiday-specific-goods, such as table linens, kitchen textiles, decorative pillows and accent rugs, and holiday-themed home textiles are sold at the Mini-Market. The event gave the vendors an opportunity to...
- Undercover in Sutton. // Cabinet Maker;11/7/2003, Issue 5363, p10
Inquires the sales techniques applied by the furniture retailers in Great Britain. Emphasis on the knowledge of product demonstration stressed by Multiyork; Need to understand what the customers want from a particular product feature; Importance of layout impressions worked out by Homefort.
- Western dealers views mixed on Vegas market. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;06/04/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p32
Reports on the reaction of home furnishing retailers on the proposed furniture market in Las Vegas, Nevada. Supporters of the proposal; Influence of hotel rates on the retailer's decision; Issue on competition.
- Retail Intelligence. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;6/4/2004, Issue 5391, p12
Reports on the sales performance of the furniture retail sector in Great Britain as of March 2004. Percentage of retailers sales increase; Types of furniture that contributed to sales increase; Comparison of sales in March 2004 and April 2003.
- Retail Intelligence. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;11/7/2003, Issue 5363, p12
Reports on the financial performance of the furniture industry and trade in Great Britain as of November 2003. Comparison on the rise of sales in September 2002 and August 2003; General comments on the comparison of the rise of sales; Product lines considered as bestsellers.
- Sales down for the third time. // Cabinet Maker;5/6/2005, Issue 5436, p4
The article presents information about sales in furniture and floorcovering retail trade. It reports that April 2005 was another poor month for furniture and floorcoverings retailers, as they suffered a downturn in sales for the third time in 2005. According to the CBI Distributive Trades...
- Table 2 Retail Sales, Not Seasonally Adjusted, by Trade Group and by Region (Current Periods). // Retail Trade;Sep2003, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p4
Presents an overview of retail sales in various industries in Canada from June to September 2003. Food stores; Drug stores; Men's clothing stores; Household furnishings stores; Durable goods stores; Household furniture and appliance stores.