West Coast mfrs. face opportunity, challenge of imports

Carroll, Brian
July 2000
Furniture/Today;07/17/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p8
Trade Publication
Looks at how furniture manufacturers based in the United States' West Coast are coping with increased furniture imports. Thornwood's focus on its core competencies, such as consistency and quality of product, delivery and service; Samuel Lawrence's re-orientation of its import strategy; Martin Furniture's exploration of offshore opportunities. INSET: Western vendors look to import option for relief..


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