THE LUXURY MARKET beautiful, wonderful, competitive

Printz, Carrie
October 2006
Furniture/Today;10/2/2006 Supplement, Vol. 31, p18
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the tough competition in the high-end furniture market in the U.S. According to industry leaders, convincing the wealthy people to buy high-end furnishings and home accents is not a simple task and requires a lot of effort to do so. Complicating factors such as the influx of cheaper imports, the tendency by many affluent consumers to trade down for less expensive pieces, competition from other luxury purchases and the Internet all play a role in the future of this sector.


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