RTA sources keep pace with HDTV

Thomas, Larry
July 2007
Furniture/Today;7/16/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 44, p12
Trade Publication
The article discusses how ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture producers keep pace with the consumer electronics business, particularly those who are turning out millions of high-definition television (HDTV) each year. With the emergence of HDTV, RTA producers claim the furniture focus has shifted away from big-scale wall systems and armoires to more compact consoles. They have developed hutches, pier units and related add-ons for their consoles. INSET: Study: 70% of Americans still don't own an HDTV set.


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