TITLE

Economy top concern for 2001

AUTHOR(S)
Slaughter, Powell
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;12/25/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 16, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Forecasts the financial performance of the furniture industry in the United States in 2001. Case goods manufacturers' concerns about competition with imports; Impact of slow down of economy; Probable lowering of prices due to increase of imports from China; Financial stability of retailers; Necessity for manufacturers to focus on efficient flow of materials for timely production.
ACCESSION #
3935885

 

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