TITLE

Bargain hunt

AUTHOR(S)
Bradbury, Lynn
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;2/18/2005, Issue 5426, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the strategies and ways used by the retailers to attract consumers in the sales for upholstery and occasional furniture in Great Britain. Application of the promotional graphics and slogans; Availability of the value of the markdowns; Psychological ways of getting customers to trade up.
ACCESSION #
16359721

 

Related Articles

  • Have sales in leather upholstery peaked? Phimister, Douglas; Schofield, Darren; Commander, Lee; Melling, Jackie; Simpson, Jean // Cabinet Maker;3/10/2006, Issue 5478, p9 

    The article presents the opinion of British furniture industry experts on whether the sales of leather upholstery have reached its peak. Lee Commander of Petco Fine Furnishers think that it has because people are going off leather because it is cold. Jackie Melling of Edingtons Furnishers...

  • Hello LOHAS! Courtney, Caroline // North & South;Aug2006, Issue 245, p112 

    The article presents information on shopping in New Zealand. One quarter of all New Zealand shoppers already go looking for goods and services that mirror their social and environmental values, according to research by Moxie Design Strategy. These are the so-called ethical consumers, or LOHAS...

  • THE ITALIAN JOB. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;3/14/2005 Supplement, Vol. 29, p10 

    Focuses on the efforts of Italian leather upholstery manufacturers in holding its reputation of fine leather craftsmanship and the premier import supplier of upholstered seating in the U.S. market with the advent of China in the market. Comparison of the upholstery shipments that came from China...

  • Alexvale merged into Kincaid. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;4/12/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 32, p2 

    Reports on Hudson, North Carolina-based Alexvale Furniture's restructuring of its upholstery line. Aim to reflect a renewed emphasis on middle price points; Merger of Alexvale into the Kingcaid Furniture brand name.

  • Add in sales for the unexpected.  // Cabinet Maker;3/10/2006, Issue 5478, p21 

    This article reports on the warranty systems available for buying new furniture. Any kind of accident or damage is covered. Warranties carry up to a 50% margin so they are very profitable. They also increase sales because of customer satisfaction and service.

  • Leather producers targeting independents. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;7/25/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 45, p99 

    The article presents information on the leather upholstery manufacturers. It report that the leather upholstery manufacturers are betting that the inaugural market in Las Vegas, Nevada will be a jumping off point from which their business will grow, gain exposure and broaden their customer base....

  • Contemporary takeover. Pamben, Deven // Cabinet Maker;8/31/2007, Issue 5553, p10 

    The article reports on the result of the study conducted by MTW Research on the future trend of the furniture industry in Great Britain. Based on MTW's report, titled "Upholstered Domestic Furniture Market UK 2007-2012," the overall upholstery industry is expected to be worth £1.2 billion in...

  • In brief.  // Cabinet Maker;7/9/2004, Issue 5396, p5 

    Presents news briefs of interest to the furniture industry in Great Britain, compiled as of July 2004. Explosion at the plant room of Joinery & Timber Creations; Sales growth at Fired Earth; Percentage of Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance customers who switched to online authorization for...

  • PLUNKETT: EXPANDING THE OPTIONS. Dockery, Alfred // Furniture/Today;3/14/2005 Supplement, Vol. 29, p16 

    Reports that Plunkett Home Furnishings, a Chicago-based, family-owned, upholstery manufacturer, has increased the number of leather styles, price points and vendors in its stores as the category becomes more price-competitive with fabric. Comment of Dan Plunkett, executive vice president of the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics