News in Brief
- NEW AT MARKET: BEDDING. // Furniture/Today;9/29/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p42
Focuses on the product trends of the bedding furniture industry. Features of the bedroom furniture; Retail price; Expansion of the product lines.
- High level sales. Bennewith, Jeremy // Cabinet Maker;08/11/2000, Issue 5200, p12
Discusses the major role that sales staff play in the success of the luxury end of the bed market in Great Britain. Changes in consumers tastes; Importance of giving attention to product layout and choice; Differences in large and small manufacturers' marketing emphasis.
- Top Canada bedding mfrs. grab 76% share. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;9/29/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the ranking of the bedding manufacturers in Canada. Increase of market share; Growth of the total shipments of bedding factories; Facilitation of sales training to sales executive. INSETS: Canada's Top 5 bedding manufacturers;How the lists were compiled.
- Big bedding retailers boost 2002 sales 10.4%. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;9/29/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p13
Reports on the increasing sales of the bedding retailers in Canada. Growth of market share; Launch of price and promotional campaign; Alteration of the pricing matrix. INSETS: Canada's Top 5 bedding retailers;Fitness duo backs new Bedford line;How the lists were compiled.
- Other players to watch. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;11/17/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p26
Features the bedding producers in the U.S. Expansion of the domestic licenses; Increase of the market share; Launch of promotional campaigns.
- Good news all round at John Lewis. // Cabinet Maker;3/10/2006, Issue 5478, p3
The article reports on the 35 percent increase in Edinburg, Scotland-based John Lewis Partnership PLC's furniture sales after it more than doubled the size of its beds apartments. The company's rise tot he top after years in second place is said to be partly because of its staff's detailed...
- Versatility, storage drive ongoing growth in youth. Casinger, Lisa; Merritte, Tarry K. // Furniture/Today;3/17/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 28, p20
The article reports on developments concerning the furniture industry in the United States. In reveals that about 5.3 million U.S. households spent an estimated $5 million buying furniture for youth bedrooms and other adult bedrooms in 2006. According to manufacturers from across a range of...
- Youth enjoys decent momentum. Casinger, Lisa // Furniture/Today;12/25/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 16, p42
The article reports that creative function has been found to play a key role in stimulating sales in the youth bedroom category of the furniture and bedding industry of the U.S. in 2006. Major manufacturers SLF, Broyhill and Lea Industries have expanded their youth offerings in 2006. The youth...
- Bedroom: A case of survival of the fittest. Linville, Jeff // Furniture/Today;4/21/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 32, p12
The article reports on the factors that influence the sales performance of the bedroom furniture industry in the U.S. Cost hikes on raw materials raised prices for bedroom furniture products. According to Darren York, vice president of merchandising, the year-old quick-ship, mixed-container...