TITLE

Factory orders down 10% in Sept.; shipments off 3%

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;12/11/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decrease in the U.S. residential furniture factory orders in September 2006. The orders were 10% below the comparable 2005 month, the weakest monthly comparison of the year since a 13% drop in April. For the year to date, the industry recorded a 2% decrease in orders as compared to the previous year. In contrast, shipments fared better in September, but were still 3% below the comparable 2005 month.
ACCESSION #
23403371

 

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