Americans pose big challenge
- Buying groups remain major industry influence. // Furniture/Today;6/3/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 38, p18
Reports the retention of the influence of buying and marketing groups in the Canadian furniture retailing industry. Impact of imports and competition among dominant companies on the priorities of the groups; Withdrawal of other groups to a survey due to a need to protect proprietary...
- Malaysians move to stay competitive. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;8/5/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p17
Reports on the furniture manufacturing competition in Malaysia. Concern of manufacturers on competition from China and Vietnam; Cost of labor and materials in China; Furniture export of Malaysia to the U.S.
- 'When you sling mud, you lose ground' Allegrezza, Ray // Furniture/Today;8/5/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p23
Comments on negative accusations among furniture industry players in the U.S. Conflict in the San Francisco and Las Vegas furniture market competition; Philosophy of the author on publication; Attitude in enhancing work.
- Potential runs high among young shoppers. // Furniture/Today;8/25/2003 Supplement, Vol. 27, p24
Reports on the state of the industrial category of master bedroom furniture in the U.S. Competition with mattresses in business for retailers; Range of selection for creative pieces; Establishment of warehouse programs to support direct-container business.
- We've got the goods and it's time to flaunt it. Greene, Michael // Furniture/Today;11/11/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p34
Comments on key issues relevant to the furniture industry and trade in the U.S. Competition; Retail trade; Furniture manufacturing.
- Alternative retailers are on a roll. Sloan, Carole // Furniture/Today;8/18/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 49, p55
Focuses on the rankings of retailers for furniture and bedding in the U.S. Sales of furnitures from companies; Competition in the furniture market; Creation of a furniture Web site.
- Capitalism inherently leads to survival of fittest. Combs, Heath E. // Furniture/Today;8/16/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 47, p41
In this article the author discusses the aspect of capitalism competition in the furniture industry.
- What to do when supply is refused. Sidkin, Stephen // Cabinet Maker;07/28/2000, Issue 5198, p8
Focuses on competition within the furniture industry in Great Britain. Need to employ competition law when a retailer cannot get the goods it wants; Impact of an increasing number of furniture manufacturers that are choosing to supply only their larger accounts on the retail industry; Factors...
- New franchises target fitted wardrobe sales. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;9/7/2001, Issue 5254, p7
Reports the fitted wardrobe market competition in Great Britain. Increase of franchises in fitted wardrobes; Operation of Sliderobes Co.; Expansion of the company.
- Exciting but worrying times. Hollyer, Tony // Cabinet Maker;1/18/2002 Supplement, p1
Predicts an increase in opportunities within the furniture industry amidst global economic uncertainty. Overview on factors attributing to global economic uncertainty; Optimism that the furniture industry will survive the current economic turmoil taking place worldwide; Indications that the...