- How to Make 2000 Your Best Year Ever. Dossenbach, Tom // Wood & Wood Products;Nov99, Vol. 104 Issue 12, p85
Discusses management issues facing furniture companies in year 2000. Report of the American Management Association; Case study on a mid-western furniture company; Reaction of companies to the challenges.
- The national buy. Quinlan, Maria // Buildings;Sep97, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p36
Discusses how national furniture suppliers offer greater centralized control and single-source pricing advantages to corporate purchasing managers. How to solve difficulties and challenges in standardizing the interiors of expanding number of facilities; How to benefit from contract pricing on...
- This time it's don'ts! // Wood & Wood Products;May94, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p18
Presents Jerry Metz' management strategies for the furniture or cabinet industries. Dont's in the business; Use of glues; Use of automatic systems in the industry; Idea of the personality a sales manager.
- Trade associations help to keep our industry to the fore. de Melim, Richard // Cabinet Maker;2/22/2008, Issue 5576, p9
In this article the author emphasizes the important contribution of trade associations in Great Britain's furniture industry.
- Basic Supply Chain Management=Greater Profits. Dossenbach, Tom // Wood & Wood Products;Sep99, Vol. 104 Issue 10, p109
Suggests furniture manufacturers to develop solid partnerships with interested suppliers for greater profitability. What a state-of-the-art supply chain management (SCM) program covers; First step after defining a SCM requirements; Benefits from requesting just-in-time delivery from suppliers.
- Store owner to close shop to focus online. // Cabinet Maker;4/8/2011, Issue 5732, p5
The article reports on the marketing transition of furniture and home accessories store Jam For Tea from its shop operation in Henley, England to online sales.
- Just follow you 'knows' at market. Greene, Michael // Furniture/Today;03/26/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p48
Gives advice on following one's instinct in order to succeed in the furniture industry. Assessment of the business climate; Testing of the business standing.
- Sleepy's deploys Agentek fleet management system. // Furniture/Today;3/17/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 28, p64
Reports on the deployment of a fully integrated fleet management system by mattress retailer Sleepy's. Use of Agentek's AgentDelivery and AgentManager mobile and server software; Provision of real-time visibility to the entire enterprise, including stores, back office and dispatch operations.
- Market Authority names advisory board. Thomas, Larry // Furniture/Today;9/17/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p2
Reports on the creation of an advisory board by the International Home Furnishings Market Authority in the United States. Works on issues concerning improvements of management systems; Appointments of additional advisory panels; Resolutions made during the monthly meeting.