- Specialty Sleep Expo set for March in Chicago. // Furniture/Today;2/11/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p14
Highlights the partnership of Futon Association International with the Specialty Sleep Association Expo for the one-stop trade show in Chicago, Illinois. Concentration of furniture retailers; Range of specialty sleep products; Workshops on marketing ans customer service.
- Mfrs. in San Fran see end to slump. O'Mara, Sheila Long // Furniture/Today;07/31/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 46, p1
Focuses on the business cycle of the furniture industry and trade in San Francisco, California. Effect of the Memorial Day holiday weekend on sales; Products affected by the slump; Forecast on the summer market; Changes in the number of retail orders; Impact of interest rate price increase on...
- Tupelo busy at opening. Linville, Jeff; Thomas, Larry; Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;2/25/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p4
Reports the inauguration of Tupelo Furniture Market in Mississippi. Response of the consumers to the market opening; Price of reclining sofa from PeopLounger; Interest of shoppers in the Emperor's Collection of Skyline.
- Thai mart boasts 100 showrooms. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;2/25/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p14
Reports the inauguration of Thailand Furniture Mart (TFM) in Bangkok. Exhibition of furniture from several Thai furniture and accessory manufacturers; Participants to the international Bangkok Furniture Show; Implication of TFM for Thai exports.
- Retailers eager for '03 uptick. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;12/30/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p24
Reports on the expected market status of furniture retail in the U.S. in 2003. Relevance of stability of consumer confidence in retail performance; Prevalence of stores enhancing advertising initiatives; Importance of employee training in standing out from the market competition.
- Natuzzi 2Q profits drop. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;9/8/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p63
Reports on the declining second quarter sales of upholstery producer Natuzzi in Italy. Decrease of the gross profits; Reduction of the operating income; Impact of currency change on prices.
- MIDTOWN'S UPSCALE ADDITION. // Architectural Digest;Sep2000, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p46
Reports on the relocation of antiques shop Philip Colleck to a town house in midtown Manhattan, New York City. Description of the shop; Selection of 18th and 19th century English furniture; Reason for buying the town house.
- ANTIQUE HIDEAWAY. // Architectural Digest;Sep2000, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p54
Presents information on Cache, an antiques showroom in Los Angeles, California. Reproduction of European furniture in the shop; Owner of Cache; Selection of the showroom.
- Tough times polish off some in furniture biz. Beal, Eileen // Crain's Cleveland Business;3/11/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p17
Focuses on the impact of the market erosion to office furniture business in Ohio. Decline of office furniture sales; Reasons behind the struggles of the office furniture business; Business openings of several office furniture companies.
- Designer Logistics. Cottrill, Ken // Traffic World;5/13/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 19, p16
Focuses on the application of business logistics ion furniture industry. Importance of logistics; Relevance of product delivery to customer service; Rate of product shipment.