- Your questions answered. // Cabinet Maker;06/09/2000, Issue 5191/5192, p7
Provides answers to readers' questions about legal aspects of the furniture industry. Extension of guarantees asked by customers; Customer's right to reject defective furniture despite agreeing to a repair.
- YPP calls in the receivers. // Cabinet Maker;04/16/99, Issue 5134, p3
Reports that Great Britain-based bedroom and furniture manufacture Yorkshire Pine Products was forced to call in the receivers due to a lack of cashflow.
- Buoyant and Oakland Fairfax call in receivers. Kidd // Cabinet Maker;02/12/99, Issue 5125, p2
Reports that Buoyant Upholstery and sister firm Oakland Fairfax Furniture have called in receivers along with parent Moorfield Holdings.
- Retailer faces Stop Now order. // Cabinet Maker;10/17/2003, Issue 5360, p3
Reports on a Stop Now Order faced by furniture retailer Paul Thurgood in London, England. Complaints received by Trading Standards officials against the company; Impact of the Enterprise Act 2002 on the customers; Problems experienced by the company on delivery.
- Liquidator appointment. // Cabinet Maker;04/14/2000, Issue 5183, p4
Presents furniture companies in Great Britain with appointed liquidators as of April 14, 2000. Upholstery Workshop Ltd.; Ampole; Thanefold; DIB; Taunton Hardware.
- Byrd repeal reaction mixed. Russell, Thomas // Furniture/Today;2/20/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 24, p1
The article reports that the U.S. government has cancelled the Byrd Amendment, a trade law provision that can give millions of dollars in antidumping duties to some furniture makers. This move of the government stirs mix reactions from the furniture industry. Some case goods manufacturers were...
- SMEs, Commercial Vehicles and the challenges of 2010. Ellis, Steve // Cabinet Maker;4/9/2010, Issue 5682, p12
The article examines the issues in the operation of commercial vehicles in Great Britain. It describes the challenges posed by transporting goods that affect furniture industry. It discusses the three main areas of focus in transportation which include the cost of fuel, increasingly stringent...
- U.S. FURNITURE MAKERS TO LOSE ANTIDUMPING DIVIDENDS. Christianson, Rich // Wood & Wood Products;Apr2006, Vol. 111 Issue 5, p15
The article reports that the repeal of the Byrd Amendment will phase out dividends for U.S.-based furniture manufacturers that successfully petitioned for antidumping duties against Chinese wood bedroom furniture makers. Byrd Amendment is the common name for the Continued Dumping and Subsidy...
- Intellectual Property NEW BROOMS... MacDonalds, Dids // Cabinet Maker;1/29/2010, Issue 5672, p10
The article discusses the importance of intellectual property (IP) in the furniture industry and trade in Great Britain. It states that IP is one of a business' most important asset and creating it may lead to a successful venture in a competitive marketplace. It futher discusses the need to...