TITLE

Ethan Allen AFMA prepare for reinvention

AUTHOR(S)
Engel, Clint
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;2/18/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on plans of Connecticut Danbury-based manufacturer and retailer of furniture Ethan Allen Inc. and American Furniture Manufacturers Association (AFMA), to reinvent themselves in an effort to stay in front of changing needs for their customers. Statement of the Ethan Allen chairman and president of AFMA Farooq Kathwari on the need for reinvention; Measures to be adopted by AFMA for the purpose of reinvention; Comment of AFMA vice president of public relations Jackie Hirschhaut on the competence of AFMA's members.
ACCESSION #
6433199

 

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