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- Attitude change needed for online success. Baum, Stephanie // Cabinet Maker;04/21/2000, Issue 5184, p1
Encourages traditional furniture retailers to abandon misconceptions about electronic commerce if they want to succeed. Common belief of most traditional retailers that shoppers will not buy inline without seeing a product in-store and that online retailers cannot deliver the same service as...
- Convenience shopping. Knight // Cabinet Maker;09/03/99, Issue 5153, p18
Focuses on the retail of furniture on Web sites or online stores in the United States. Impact of electronic commerce on furniture retail; Household products offered by EZshop.com; Types of retailers doing business electronically; Advantages of online retail stores.
- Furniture benefits from cyber 'shelf-space' // DSN Retailing Today;4/7/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p24
Reports on major U.S. discounters' offering of expanded furniture assortment online. Selections from Target, Kmart and Wal-Mart; Price range.
- E-retailing prediction proves eerily prescient. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;02/05/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 22, p43
Reports the failure of the furniture electronic retailing industry in the United States. Precision of the prediction from an industry observer regarding e-retailing; Enumeration of the industry's business closures and bankruptcies; Representation of the total online furniture sales in the total...
- Never too late for an online launch. de Melim, Richard // Cabinet Maker;1/12/2007, Issue 5520, p9
The author reflects on the plan of independent furniture retailers to launch an online service. He argues that, timing plays a vital role in determining the success of an online launch . He suggests that, independent furniture retailers should take advantage of the consumers looking to shop...
- Ikea set for UK trial of online sales. // Cabinet Maker;1/13/2006, Issue 5471, p5
The article reports that Ikea AB has launched a trial transactional Web site in Great Britain. The site is part of the retailer's expansion plans. It will be tested in the summer of 2006. It allows customers to browse products but they can only purchase the items in-store.
- Bush disappoints on Internet taxes. Welch, Rupert // Furniture/Today;05/21/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p6
Focuses on furniture retailers' reaction to United States President George W. Bush's support for the extension of the ban on Internet sales tax. Terms of the moratorium passed by Congress in 1998; Impact of the electronic commerce on traditional furniture retailers in the United States.
- Talk. // Cabinet Maker;10/20/2006, Issue 5510, p8
The article presents perspectives on the decreased furniture sales over Christmas due to the increase online shopping in Great Britain. Easy Living's David Carnell concerns more to its effect on downmarket goods since it is inevitable. Charmwood Furniture's David Richards says online retailing...
- Retailers need to be on Web, but in right way. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;3/5/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 26, p20
The article highlights the importance of Internet presence for furniture retailers in the U.S. According to Escalate Retail product manager Roy Martin, although the Internet is not the end-all to a successful strategy, it is a major tool. As estimated by Jupiter Research Inc., 71 percent of all...