March 2005
Cabinet Maker;3/25/2005, Issue 5431, p9
Trade Publication
The article presents views on the budget proposed in the British Parliament. Peter Clark, The Furnishing Studio store manager, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, said that it makes no difference to the furniture industry. What the industry needs to see though is less tax on the consumer. He believes that all these taxes are causing this downturn in consumer spending. Andy Draper, Drapers, owner, Kettering, said that it was biased towards the election. There was nothing particularly positive for furniture retailers. British furniture manufacturing needed some help.


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