- DIRECTORS. // Furniture/Today;05/21/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p68
Presents news concerning corporate directors in the furniture industry in the United States, compiled as of May 21, 2001. Retirement of G. Allen Mebane from Unifi; Election of Guilford Mills chairman Charles Hayes as president of the American Textile Manufacturers Institute (ATMI); Officers...
- Two in global sales roles at Theodore Alexander. // Furniture/Today;12/19/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 16, p8
The article reports that high-end case goods and upholstery manufacturer Theodore Alexander has named Werner Freundel country manager and director of business in China; and Meera Kakar as regional sales manager for the Indian market.
- Weathering the storm with cooperation, respect. Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;3/16/2009, Vol. 33 Issue 27, p17
In this article the author discusses the challenges confronting furniture manufacturers and importers in the U.S. He is critical of the retailers' high demand in service, quality and price which forced manufacturers to either sell to demanding retailers with profit margins or sell to smaller...
- Manufacturers-Retailers: The New Actor in the U.S. Furniture Industry. Characteristics and Implications for the Chinese Industry. Murillo, Lidia Martínez // Proceedings of World Academy of Science: Engineering & Technolog;2007, Vol. 24, p315
Since the 1990s the American furniture industry faces a transition period. Manufacturers, one of its most important actors made its entrance into the retail industry. This shift has had deep consequences not only for the American furniture industry as a whole, but also for other international...
- Northern lights. // Cabinet Maker;5/23/2008, Issue 5587, p16
The article reports on developments related to the furniture retail industry in Scotland. The furniture industry in the country is weathering the economic slump better than the rest of Great Britain. In April 2008, there was a rise of 2% like-for-like sales across all sectors, up form 1.6% in...
- A new beginning. Gay, Alison // Cabinet Maker;1/9/2004, Issue 5370, p3
Comments on the sales performance of the British furniture industry during the first week of 2004. Industry forecasts for the year; Description of the industry's performance in 2003.
- The American Way. // Architectural Digest;Oct2003, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p54
Features the Joel J. Einhorn American Furniture & Clocks shop located in Woodbury, Connecticut. American faux-bamboo furniture seen in the shop.
- Service matters. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;10/28/2005, Issue 5462, p16
Focuses on the views of David Hawkridge, former managing director at Mobeltest, on the furniture manufacturing industry in Great Britain. Perspective on flammability regulations; Thoughts on the responsibilities of the British Furniture Manufacturers' Association; Hopes for the improvement of...
- RTA furniture: A constant evolution. Edmonds, Tom // Furniture/Today;2/21/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p12
The article focuses on the ready-to-assemble (RTA) importers and manufacturers who have moved into a year-round cycle of product development and trade shows. Because of the small number of extremely large retailers who sell the bulk of their products, RTA suppliers long ago adapted to a...