Imports make a killing with 28% of the market
- Industry consultants advise embracing imports change. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;12/9/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p12
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- Producers brace for import charge. // Furniture/Today;8/25/2003 Supplement, Vol. 27, p8
Reports on the import charge for sofas, chairs and stationary products in the U.S. Cost benefits in upholstery and wood components; Ratio of freight costs to selling pieces of upholstery; Factors influencing the transition within the furniture industry.
- Import strategies: So many to choose from! Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;11/11/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p16
Comments on key issues relevant to the use of import strategies in the furniture industry and trade in the U.S. Marketing strategies; Integration of imports into domestic product lines; Establishment of distribution and retail centers.
- The real price of foreign goods. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;3/1/2002, Issue 5276, p1
Comments on the growth of the importation in the furniture industry in Great Britain. Forecast on corporate merger in the industry; Implication of foreign furniture for industrial competition; Move of manufacturers in dealing with furniture import growth.
- US building trade walls against China? // Cabinet Maker;11/14/2003, Issue 5364, p8
Focuses on the alleged importation of cheap furniture by the Chinese furniture manufacturers in the U.S. Complaints made by some bedroom furniture companies about the dumping; Denial of the manufacturers on the allegations; Increase in the Chinese exports to the country. INSET: Giving, but...
- FACES CHANGES ACROSS THE GLOBE. Warnock, Matt; Vonesek, Wade // Wood & Wood Products;Jun2007, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p43
The article discusses the challenges faced by the residential furniture industry worldwide. It is stated that the industry is in struggle with the continued influx of lower-priced product from China and other overseas with the focus on customization, quality and automation. According to studies...
- Residential Furniture Industry Aims for Stability. Landgraf, Greg // Wood & Wood Products;Jun2003, Vol. 108 Issue 7, p59
Discusses the state of the U.S. residential furniture industry in early 2003. Industry's struggle to recover; Impact of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack; Manufacturers' decision to cut costs with imports and plant closures; Quarterly sales among major furniture companies; U.S. furniture...
- Bedroom imports mean changes on domestic scene. Slaughter, Powell // Furniture/Today;01/15/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p8
Reports on the effect of bedroom imports on the furniture industry in the United States. Revamp on distribution system and infrastructure Advantages of importing furniture from Asia; Increase of values to existing customers.
- Seminar to focus on competing with imports. // Furniture/Today;11/5/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p12
Reports on the presentation of a seminar on keeping United States furniture makers competitive with imports in Greensboro, North Carolina.