Sunny weather puts furniture sales on ice
- Bad weather is good for business. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;04/09/99, Issue 5133, p3
Reports that bad weather over the Easter 1999 weekend seemed to benefit British furniture retailers.
- Looking to the future. // Cabinet Maker;1/21/2011, Issue 5721, p3
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the feedback from readers on the impact of snowfall on the furniture trade in Great Britain.
- Retailers put faith in weather for Easter. Baylis, Sophie // Cabinet Maker;04/13/2001, Issue 5233, p1
Reports the anticipation of furniture retailers for a good Easter Bank Holiday trading in London, England. Loss of trade following foot and mouth epidemic in rural areas; Dependence of trade success on the weather; Optimism in business.
- Expect cool, wet conditions. // Casual Living;Aug2008, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p84
The article presents information on the weather condition and retail sales in the U.S. in August 2008. Information on the retail industry same-store sales in August 2007 is presented. August 2008 will be cool and wet for the whole nation except along the Canadian border and parts of Texas....
- Leader. Peck, Chris // Cabinet Maker;1/23/2015, Issue 5917, p3
The author reflects on the impact of the January 2015 Furniture Show to the attendees and their expectations in an industry that is faced with a number of challenges such as weather conditions, conflicting opening date schedules, and Christmas trading.
- OPINION BACKCHAT. // Cabinet Maker;1/21/2011, Issue 5721, p114
Insights from readers on whether the snow had affected the furniture trade in Great Britain are presented. One mentions that the snow had caused trouble on the delivery of supplies. One states that the snow had made their elderly customers not to make trip in those conditions. One says that the...
- Warming trend moving from the South. // Casual Living;Mar2011, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p60
The article discusses the implications of the weather conditions in the U.S. as of March 2011 for the outdoor furniture industry. It claims that weather during the month will be the coolest and wettest in at least three years in contrast to the warmest and driest month in March 2010. In the...
- Cooler, drier trends favor shopping. // Casual Living;Jul2009, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p54
The article provides retail weather forecasts from Weather Trends International for July 2007. In 2008, the excessively wet weather in the U.S. was a negative factor for outdoor categories. It is suggested that the cooler weather in July will most likely temper sales of some hot weather products...
- STORMY WEATHER. Gigley, Chris // Casual Living;Sep2011, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p120
The article deals with the effect of weather on the sales of casual furniture companies in the U.S. in 2011. Rory Rehmert of Pride Family Brands says a positive spring is anticipated after a severe winter due to people having cabin fever. Furniture retailer Summer House, which usually...