Price reality check

Lewis, Mark
March 2005
Cabinet Maker;3/4/2005, Issue 5428, p19
Trade Publication
Reports that furniture manufacturers can no longer afford to absorb the rising prices of steel and will have to pass on the increase to stockists in Great Britain. Factors affecting the increase in prices of furnitures; Problem on the increase pricing by steel manufacturers; Disadvantages on one of the biggest product sectors mattresses vulnerable to price increases; Additional tariffs to the burden for fillings. INSETS: Bed makers steel themselves for further price rises;Tariffs add to the burden for fillings.


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