TITLE

2008 forecast: Furniture spending will increase just 0.4%

AUTHOR(S)
McIntosh, Jay
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;1/14/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the annual forecast conducted by Furniture/Today which reveals that there is an expected increase of 0.4 % to 87.2 billion in the consumer spending on furniture and bedding in the U.S. Contributor Budd Bugatch stresses that exports are booming due to the decreasing value of dollar, economic expansion overseas, and accommodative monetary policy. Such report also indicates that consumer confidence and health of housing industry are the factors for survival of the industry. INSET: Last year's forecast came close.
ACCESSION #
28450144

 

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