Market holds its own

Thomas, Larry
November 2008
Furniture/Today;11/3/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses the buyer turnout at the High Point Market fall 2008 trade show. Exhibitors and market organizers were concerned about the number of visitors given the poor U.S. economic conditions. According to the article, exhibitors claimed that small and mid-sized retailers weren't as high as they had hoped while the Top 100 retailers were in attendance as usual. Information is given for the amount of retail order writing at the trade show.


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