TITLE

Industry faces major changes

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;3/31/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 30, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article shares the author's insights about the challenges faced by the furniture industry in the U.S. According to him, the industry has been dealing with the hike of prices. He further expresses that some of importers have asserted that some of their source factories have quoted price increase of 20%.
ACCESSION #
31553036

 

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