In focus

May 2002
Cabinet Maker;5/24/2002, Issue 5288, p11
Trade Publication
Reports on the guide to the events of the furniture marketplace in Italy. Status of furniture industry; News from the leather upholstery suppliers; Trends from Salone del Mobile.


Related Articles

  • Leather goes increasingly global. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;12/30/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p40 

    Reports the heightened share of Asian leather in the U.S. market. Influence of Asian low-labor costs on the increased market share; Implications of the leather business boom for the furniture sector; Prevalence of furniture companies taking advantage of the low-cost Asian leather.

  • Contemporary dominates upholstery scene.  // Furniture/Today;11/18/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p30 

    Presents trends in the furniture industry in the U.S. Popularity of leather for high-end furniture; Preference for contemporary style; Selection of best-selling color.

  • Leather costs will not affect consumers.  // Cabinet Maker;07/07/2000, Issue 5195, p3 

    Reports on the assurance by British furniture firms that leather costs will both affect consumers.

  • Turn up the volume.  // Furniture/Today;11/25/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p16 

    Reports on the growth of leather upholstery in retail floors. Leather World's focus on value and better price points; Marketing alliance of Leather World with a home-theater installation company, Sound Design; Price of rows of reclining seats that Leather World offers.

  • Brown, brown and a little burgundy.  // Furniture/Today;11/25/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p16 

    Reports on the growth of brown leather upholstery. Way to add visual excitement to store display of leather furniture.

  • Training is key.  // Furniture/Today;11/25/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p18 

    Focuses on the importance of training and relationships in marketing leather upholstery. Usefulness of point-of-sales materials for consumers and salespeople; Development of point-of-purchase tools to explain the different qualities of leather and the treatments that distinguish them.

  • Retailers say mad cow issues aren't a concern. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;7/2/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 42, p20 

    Reports on the attitude of furniture shoppers toward the leather category in the industry in light of the issue of mad cow disease. Failure of consumers to make the connection between the disease and the availability of hides; Good sales performance of leather in the upholstery business.

  • Survey reveals leather buying trends.  // Furniture/Today;4/14/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p24 

    Discusses findings of a survey of consumers shopping for leather furniture in the United States. List of top retailers and leather suppliers; Profile of shoppers; Categories sought by consumers.

  • Asian wood mfrs. step into leather. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;10/14/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p144 

    Reports on the launching of the companion leather seating programs from the furniture importers and manufacturers in Asia. Production of all-leather sofa groupings from Prime Resources company; Names of home furnishing company offering a leather sofa; Marketing of the product.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics