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- Uph. producers offer new programs, looks. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;10/11/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p198
Focuses on the move of upholstery manufacturers to offer new products and looks to consumers in the U.S. Launch of the traditionally styled French Flea Market collection by Southern Furniture; Design of the newly introduced line of upholstery by GlucksteinHome; Collaboration between Wynwood and...
- Consumers need leather education. // Furniture/Today;11/25/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p18
Reports on the need to educate the consumers about the characteristics of leather upholstery.
- Tough & trendy. Dibley, Kate // Cabinet Maker;10/16/98, Issue 5110, p20
Discusses changes in consumer preferences and its implications for the upholstery design process. Consumers' increased focus on durability; Awareness of safety issues; Manufacturers' efforts to address consumer needs; Fashion element of the fabric.
- Consider consumer in debate over FR. // Furniture/Today;2/18/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 25, p2
In this article, the author reflects on the importance of opinion of consumers over necessity of usage of chemical flame retardants inupholstery.
- Top complaints. // Cabinet Maker;02/11/2000, Issue 5174, p2
Reports that upholstery topped the list of complaints lodged by consumers with furniture retailers in Great Britain in 1999.
- Upholstery found to be the longest list of complaints. // Cabinet Maker;4/18/2008, Issue 5584, p31
The article reflects on the several complaints recorded in the furniture industry in April 1993 in Great Britain. According to Qualitas National Conciliation Services, 70% of the number of inquiries were on upholstery compared to 7% on cabinet furniture. The review also indicated that most...
- ICS eRants & Raves. S., Chet; C., Greg; G., David; G., Mike // ICS: Cleaning Specialist;Apr2011, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p10
The article offers questions, insights and comments from people in the cleaning industry. One reader claims that his company had extended the warranty to include upholstery as well. Another reader asks what percentage of high end customers are just a pain in the fanny. One cleaning specialist...
- Upholstery makers see room for growth in '05. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;12/27/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p38
The article presents an industry outlook for the upholstery makers in 2005. Closing 2004 on an upbeat note, seating manufacturers hope more upholstery sales. There are reasons to be optimistic. For the past couple of years, some 4.5% to 5% of 31,505 respondents to an exclusive survey either...
- Consumers look for comfort and durability. French, Dana // Furniture/Today;3/21/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 28, Special section p2
The article presents a customer views survey concerning the consumers' preference on upholstery products in the U.S. Survey shows that 92% of these clients preferred comfortable upholstery features. Meanwhile, 85% of the consumers chose to have sofas with durable characteristics. Furthermore,...