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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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- What to do about China and the value of the dollar. Knell, Michael // Furniture/Today;9/20/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p43
Argues that imposing countervailing duties against Chinese imports in Canada does not necessarily benefit the Canadian furniture trade in the long run. Bringing sense back into leather upholstery pricing; Need for more information to create an effective growth strategy for the furniture...
- Its so bad, even imports dipped in latest quarter. Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;9/24/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p76
The author reflects on issues related to imports of furniture during the second quarter of 2007 in the U.S. He commented that imports are not performing well, with domestic wood furniture shipments dropped 8.6 percent and wood furniture imports from China declined 11.6 percent. He added that...
- 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.