Right price for the people
- Views. Quinn, Sean // Cabinet Maker;2/10/2006, Issue 5475, p9
The article focuses on the involvement of furniture importers in retailing in Great Britain. The closedown of hundreds of stores attracted a number of large importers. However, some retailers consider importers as competitors making them refuse any partnership with them. Yet, industry experts...
- Panel: Industry must use its strengths. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;2/23/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 25, p50
Highlights a panel discussion, titled 'Furniture's Future in the Retail Revolution,' at the 2004 Carolinas Industrial Woodworking Expo in Greensboro, North Carolina. Need for the industry to correct its inefficiencies while honing in on what it does best; Pricing issue; Imports.
- Duty-free Vietnam attractive. // Furniture/Today;6/11/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 40, p19
The article reports that duty-free Vietnam has captured the bedroom business of China. It states that along with avoiding bedroom duties, importers like Vietnam for the availability of labor which is even less expensive than in China. It reports that growing expertise of Vietnam in producing...
- The Modern Furniture Supply Chain: It's A Real Balancing Act. Dunn, Cori // Furniture/Today;8/7/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 47, special section p1
The article focuses on the trends in supply chains in the furniture industry in the U.S. More furniture are being imported than manufactured. Containers are directly imported by retailers and they handle their own financing and distribution. Some companies buy imports of container load from...
- Weathering the storm with cooperation, respect. Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;3/16/2009, Vol. 33 Issue 27, p17
In this article the author discusses the challenges confronting furniture manufacturers and importers in the U.S. He is critical of the retailers' high demand in service, quality and price which forced manufacturers to either sell to demanding retailers with profit margins or sell to smaller...
- Views. Dawkin, David // Cabinet Maker;2/17/2006, Issue 5476, p9
The article discusses the author's views on the price differential between local and imported furniture in Great Britain. The author argued that the price difference could not be accounted for by the difference in Chinese wages. Despite the perception of local retailers that Chinese imports are...
- Tight credit also impacting producers, importers. // Furniture/Today;2/25/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 25, p14
The article discusses the impact of tight credit on producers and importers as well as retailers in the furniture industry in the U.S. GMAC Commercial Finance, a provider of financing to manufacturers and importers, says the downturn in the housing market has been a drag on the furniture sector....
- Imports deliver benefits. Slaughter, Powell // Furniture/Today;12/18/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p16
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- Rise in imports calls for defensive strategies. Slaughter, Powell // Furniture/Today;12/18/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p16
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