Sofas used to hide smuggled cigarettes
- Are your imports in the news? Gay, Alison // Cabinet Maker;1/21/2005, Issue 5422, p9
This article reports that millions of illegal cigarettes were seized in furniture imports, this time in West Yorkshire. But it does have implications for importers, even if no one is found guilty. Stories abound of reputable importers having problems with smugglers jumping on board their trucks...
- Ten found guilty of evading duty. // Commercial Motor;8/28/2003, Vol. 198 Issue 5043, p10
Reports on guilty ruling of Maidstone Crown Court in Great Britain to truck drivers who were arrested for evading excise duty on cigarettes. Estimated value of excise duty evaded by the defendants; Volume of cigarettes smuggled by the defendants; Method of the defendants in smuggling the...
- Vietnam: smuggling adds value. Joosssens, Luk // Tobacco Control;Jun2003, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p120
Examines the smuggling of cigarette in Vietnam. Major smuggled brand; Smuggling route; Cigarette taxes.
- Smugglers `n' smokes. Whitall, Susan // Detroit Monthly;Jul96, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p58
Reports on cigarette smuggling in Michigan. Rise of cigarette tax in Michigan; Cheaper cigarettes coming in from other states; Effects of smuggling on Michigan.
- The price of punitive taxation. Verburg, Peter // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/21/94, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p6
Cites a report by Toronto's Lindquist Avey Macdonald Baskerville Inc., forensic accountants, which found that one in six cigarettes sold in Canada in 1992 was contraband. Comparisons with American prohibition in the 1920s; Federal government announces moves to curtail the enormous traffic in...
- Covers, function attract attention for recliner, motion mfrs. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;04/30/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 33, p34
Reports the release of innovative furniture from recliner and motion manufacturers in the United States. Shiatzu recliners from Berkline Corp.; Reclining leather sofas from Klaussner Furniture Industries; Casual motion sofa from La-Z-Boy Inc.
- Tetrad goes soft on banana and leather. Danby, Sandra // Cabinet Maker;07/28/2000, Issue 5198, p3
Reports that British furniture manufacturer Tetrad has unveiled contemporary leather and banana leaf sofas during the At Home trade show.
- Geometric finds at Long Point. // Cabinet Maker;09/29/2000, Issue 5207, p6
Highlights the sofas unveiled by various British manufacturers at the Long Point exhibition during the third week of September 2000.
- Divan specification upgrade aims to leave rivals trailing. // Cabinet Maker;12/7/2001, Issue 5266, p3
Reports the increase of specifications of divans from Relyon in Great Britain. Improvements to the design of the divans; Reduction of the height of the divans; Maintenance of prices.