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- Luke prepares to go for gold. // Cabinet Maker;7/17/2009, Issue 5646, p10
The article offers information on the WorldSkills Competition that will be held in September 2009 in Calgary, Alberta. The author highlighted Luke Griffiths, a cabinet maker for Cimitree Furniture, who was chosen to represent Great Britain in the cabinet making category. The competition...
- Blum UK wins FIRA competition. // Cabinet Maker;8/21/2009, Issue 5651, p4
The article reports that Blum UK, a fittings systems supplier to the furniture and kitchen industries, has won the Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) 60th Anniversary Design and Innovation Competition in Great Britain. It notes that the winning application involves a project which...
- GuildMaster honoring best retail displays. Combs, Heath E. // Furniture/Today;3/15/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 27, p32
The article reports that Guildmaster Inc. will choose 10 furniture retailers as winners of its Show Your Stuff contest which involves the most excellent retail displays based on the voting of fans from March 15-28, 2010.
- Auburn student to intern at Groovystuff. // Furniture/Today;1/26/2014, Vol. 38 Issue 22, p133
The article discusses the Groovystuff by Design: Connecting Education with Industry Challenge win by an undergraduate student Meghan Wilson named by the house furnishing supplier Groovystuff for designing the Diverso Game Table.
- Markets help retailers navigate complex waters. Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;10/5/2015, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p96
The article reflects the views of author on the changes and competitions in the furniture industry and retailing.
- Online competition forces two-store retailer to close. // Cabinet Maker;8/5/2011, Issue 5749, p6
The article reports that Suffolk, England-based retail firm Furniture Affair has closed its showroom and ceased trading in Bungay town on July 21, 2011 due to the increasing online competition faced by the company.
- Brazilian furniture design competition to run in conjunction with Movelsul. // Furniture/Today;1/28/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p164
The article provides information on the furniture design competition to be held in Brazil on March 24-28, 2008. The competition highlights innovation in the Brazilian furniture industry and shows trends to furniture manufacturers in domestic and international markets. Entries for the competition...
- June 1 is entry deadline for ASFD Pinnacle Awards. // Furniture/Today;5/20/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 38, p33
The article reports that June 1, 2013, is the deadline for making entry in the 18th annual Pinnacle Awards competition of the American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD).
- ICFA revises criteria, rules for design, Apollo awards. // Furniture/Today;5/25/2009, Vol. 33 Issue 37, p54
The article reports on the revision of the criteria for the Design Excellence and Apollo Award competition by the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) Board of Directors in 2009. ICFA changed its criteria for both competitions including the nomination process, qualifications of...