THE WEEK 11.02.05

February 2005
Cabinet Maker;2/11/2005, Issue 5425, p5
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs from the furniture industry. The British Retail Consortium/ KPMG Retail Sales Monitor found that like for like retail sales rose by just 0.5% in January 2005, despite stores extending promotional offers. The rise in total sales was 3.5%compared with 6.8% in 2003 and 2002. Salone del Mobile will take a group of Italian manufacturers that exhibit at the contemporary Italian furniture show to New York City in May 2005 and Moscow, Russia in October 2005.


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