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- Contemporary looks star in upholstery. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;7/28/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 46, p10
Reports on trends in upholstery designs as observed during a market in San Francisco, California. Popularity of contemporary upholstery; Focus on minimal and minor modernism; Importance of contrasts in case goods and upholstery; Trends in retail pricing.
- Stationary vendors roll out promos, programs, product. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;10/14/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p146
Focuses on the marketing strategy of upholstery buyers in High Point, North Carolina. Issues on the distribution of goods; Quality of the upholstery items; Offering of latest upholstery, roll-out programs and promotions.
- Lower prices help sell leather upholstery. Thomas, Larry // Furniture/Today;10/29/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p26
The article discusses the move of leather upholstery manufacturers in the U.S. to focus on sofas with all-leather covers to recover market share from products with faux leather covers. It states that producers use less expensive split-grain leather to hit lower price points. It cites that the...
- Stainmaster test generating a 'good response' // Furniture/Today;9/8/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p46
Reports on the test marketing for Invista's Stainmaster Fabric at Nebraska Furniture Mart in Omaha, Nebraska. Education of the sales associates on the advantages of point-of-purchase materials; Launch of promotional campaigns; Consumer recognition of brands.
- Upholstery shows strength in Tupelo. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;8/27/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 50, p42
Reports the success of the promotional upholstery shows in Tupelo, Mississippi. Contribution of the Tupelo Furniture Marketing Association to the exhibition; Influx of dealers; Assessment of orders from small retailers; Appraisal of the furniture being displayed.
- Speaking of imports, here's how we figure it. Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;5/20/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 36, p24
Comments on furniture imports in the U.S. Computation of percentage imports; Statistics on import furniture; Rise of domestic upholstery sales.
- Charnwood extends core collection. // Cabinet Maker;9/7/2001, Issue 5254, p5
Reports the launching of the Lavenham upholstery collection from Charnwood Co. Enhancement of the collection; Statement of director Philip Watkin on the collection; Availability of the Rochford collection.
- Everybody loves leather. Edmonds, Tom // Furniture/Today;11/25/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p13
Focuses on the increase in the market share of leather upholstery. Importance of display commitment and merchandising skill that spell success for any furniture category; Impact of price deflation on furniture industry.
- Tough & trendy. Dibley, Kate // Cabinet Maker;10/16/98, Issue 5110, p20
Discusses changes in consumer preferences and its implications for the upholstery design process. Consumers' increased focus on durability; Awareness of safety issues; Manufacturers' efforts to address consumer needs; Fashion element of the fabric.