TITLE

Fall may bring sales uptick

AUTHOR(S)
Mclntosh, Jay
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;6/9/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 39, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a forecast for the furniture industry in Richmond, Virginia for the fall of 2008. The sales of furniture and bedding will recover but the rebound will be modest. There will be a four percent decline in retail sales to $83 billion while wholesale shipments are seen to follow a similar pattern with a 2.1 percent decline. A one percent increase in wholesale shipment gains in upholstery and 2.9 percent in mattresses are expected.
ACCESSION #
32585592

 

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