U.S. brands work to build Brazilian business

Slaughter, Powell
April 2002
Furniture/Today;4/8/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p33
Trade Publication
Reports on the marketing business of U.S. furniture brands in Brazil. Success of U.S. furniture firm Lane and American Comfort in the Brazilian market; Value of Quaker sales in the international market; Market of Recliners Industrial furniture products.


Related Articles

  • Retailers scramble to replace Quaker fabrics. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;7/30/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 46, p164 

    The article reports that retailers are checking lists from upholstery vendors and taking covers out of commission following the closure of Quaker Fabric, a fabric supplier. Belfort Furniture upholstery buyer Alician Bratton explains the impact of Quaker's closure on the company's fabrics...

  • Quaker 4Q sales rise 15%.  // Furniture/Today;2/18/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p78 

    Focuses on the financial performance of the fabric manufacturer for furniture Quaker Fabric Corp. for its fourth fiscal quarter ended December 29, 2001 and for the year ended 2001. Comparison of the this financial performance with the comparable period of the year 2000.

  • Quaker will consolidate. Andrews, Susan M. // Furniture/Today;7/12/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 44, p4 

    Reports that fabric supplier Quaker Fabric has agreed to buy for $21 million or lease a 600,000-square-foot former Main Street Textiles facility in Fall River, Massachusetts. Goal of reducing annual operating costs; Plan to consolidate manufacturing and warehousing operations from four other...

  • Crypton, Quaker team up.  // Furniture/Today;6/9/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p4 

    Reports on the licensing agreement between textile performance technology supplier Crypton Super Fabric and Quaker Fabric, which will make and sell Crypton chenille fabric for upholstery. Crypton's provision of breathable, stain- and water-resistant fabrics with antibacterial properties.

  • Quaker will distribute fabrics from Daewoo.  // Furniture/Today;2/20/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 24, p54 

    The article reports that the Quaker Fabrics Corp. has signed an agreement from the Daewoo International Corp. to distribute microdenier and velvet sueded fabrics to the furniture industry. Quaker's president and chief executive officer Larry Liebenow asserted that its partnership with Daewoo has...

  • Quaker names fabric veteran to head European sales office.  // Furniture/Today;3/29/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 30, p48 

    Massachusetts-based Quaker Fabric Corp., has named Markus Mueller, a 14-year European fabric market veteran, as its exclusive sales agent in Europe. He will manage Quaker's new sales office and fabric showroom in Wuppertal, Germany. Quaker President and CEO Larry Liebenow said the new office...

  • When it comes to fabrics, most roads lead to China.  // Furniture/Today;2/28/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 25, p39 

    The article focuses on the importance of China in upholstery fabric business. Two big U.S. textile companies, Culp Inc. and Quaker Corp., reported disappointing quarters last week, and both pointed to furniture manufacturers' ongoing preference for low-cost imported upholstery fabrics and...

  • Quaker posts sales dip, loss.  // Furniture/Today;3/5/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 26, p1 

    The article reports on the financial performance of Fall River, Massachusetts-based Quaker Fabric Corp. (QFC) for the fourth quarter of 2006. QFC disclosed losses of $12.9 million in the fourth quarter and $37.6 million for 2006. Due to restructuring and the decision to write down the value of...

  • A time of change, opportunity. Andrews, Susan // Furniture/Today;9/3/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p32 

    The article reports on the challenges and opportunities facing the furniture industry in the U.S. with the closing of Joan Fabrics Corp. and Quaker Fabric Corp. The fallout from the closures continues to affect all segments of the industry, from manufacturers to retailers. Meanwhile, other...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics