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- Canadian factories providing input on Chinese impact. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;1/2/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 17, p2
The article reports on the impact of Chinese imports in the furniture industry in Canada. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has sent a questionnaire to Canadian furniture manufacturers seeking more information before deciding whether to investigate claims that the rapid rise of...
- Furniture firm threatened by overseas competition. Maurer, Katie // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/5/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p31B
The article focuses on the overseas competition in the furniture industry which threatens furniture companies in the U.S. Overseas furniture manufacturers are receiving higher demands than furniture companies in the U.S. because of its speedy production and cheap prices of their furnitures,...
- 1st half imports up 11 %; China's growth slows. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;10/17/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p10
Reports on the increase of the U.S. furniture imports for the first six months of year 2005. Factors attributed to the surge of furniture imports; Growth of the retail furniture sales; Trend of furniture imports by major source countries and product.
- Imports likely to outweigh exports in Canadian market next year. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;6/13/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p18
Predicts the growth of residential furniture imports in Canada. Likelihood that imports will outweigh exports in the Canadian market; Growth of imports from American manufacturers; Decline of exports to the United States; Upholstery and case goods imports and exports.
- Anger over 'tax on success' imposed by shipping lines. Pamben, Deven // Cabinet Maker;12/21/2007, Issue 5569, p10
The article reports on the problems faced by importers of furniture into Great Britain. According to a report, several of the main ports are suffering from congestion. Imports to continental Europe as a whole have been increasing, and the resulting congestion has caused a consortium of container...
- Global bed challenge. Yates, Stephen // Cabinet Maker;6/4/2004, Issue 5391, p7
Reports on the issues over the rise of imports in the bed industry in Great Britain. Solutions and recommendations from Stephen Yates, president of the National Bed Federation, regarding what the industry should do to face the challenge; Significance of addressing the challenges in helping...
- Chinese bedding imports on the grow. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;2/7/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p24
Focuses on the growth of Chinese bedding imports in the United States. Impact of Chinese furniture industry on the U.S. wood and upholstered furniture sector; Discussion of Chinese bedding producers' approach in reducing costs by compressing their mattresses for shipment.
- WOOD FURNITURE IMPORTS GROW 7.8% IN Q1. Christianson, Rich // Wood & Wood Products;Aug2006, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p17
The article reports on the 7.8 percent increased of wood furniture imports in the U.S. for the first quarter of 2006. On the other hand, trade deficit has climbed to about 7.4 percent which is about $4.015 billion. China posted a 21.1 percent increase making the country the largest source nation...
- Service: Ball is in your court. // Cabinet Maker;6/20/2003, Issue 5343, p3
Comments on the secret of success in furniture import business, according to Scan-Thor owner Martin Kay. Importance of product quality and customer service; Expected consolidation in the import market.