TITLE

New world order: Can small folks survive?

AUTHOR(S)
Wyman, Lissa
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;4/24/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 33, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the factors affecting the profitability of agents and manufacturers in Shanghai, China. They claim that buyers are demanding low prices, squeezing the profit and the quality out of the products they manufacture. Cost of raw materials are rising while finding it difficult to raise prices. Employees and customers have no loyalty and other manufacturers are raiding their work force, making it hard to find skilled labor.
ACCESSION #
20629232

 

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