TITLE

Imports pack bruising punch

PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;05/14/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on importation challenges experienced by home furnishings retailers in the United States in 2001. Negative impact of the influx of low-priced imported goods on the local house furnishings industry; Details regarding the efforts of industry players in adjusting to the importation problems they are currently experiencing.
ACCESSION #
4484215

 

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