TITLE

Shipment figures slashed

AUTHOR(S)
Mclntosh, Jay
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;4/7/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 31, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the figures released by the U.S. Department of Commerce concerning the furniture production in the country. American Home Furnishings Alliance asserts that wood furniture shipments declined 7.9 percent from 2006 to $7.9 billion. Industry analyst Jerry Epperson asserts that these numbers reflect the changes the residential furniture industry has faced such as downsizing of many furniture manufacturers and growing movement to sell imported furniture.
ACCESSION #
31656870

 

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