Beyond the ah-factor
- Original skin. // Cabinet Maker;03/12/99, Issue 5129, p27
Focuses on the leather upholstery industry in Great Britain. Investments in the industry; Equipment used in manufacturing leather upholstery; Consumer and trade association complaints against the industry; Choices of leather products offered to furniture manufacturers. INSET: Types of...
- Standards in jeopardy. // Cabinet Maker;03/12/99, Issue 5129, p28
Examines the potential effects of the European Committee for Standardization's proposed standard, `Upholstery leather characteristics--leather for furniture.' Classification of leather; Impact of the British standard's classification by performance; Requirements to leather manufacturers. ...
- Value drives leather action. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;4/14/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p24
Discusses the importance of value in the leather upholstery manufacturing industry in the United States. Hunt for good deals and designs; Grades of leather offered by Bradington-Young; Leather trends.
- DETERMINANTS TO THE CONSUMPTION OF LEATHER PRODUCTS. Serge A., CARRIER; Anne-Marie, GERMAIN; Stéphane, JEAN // Annals of the University of Oradea. Fascicle of Textiles, Leathe;2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p133
The current paper looks at some of the determinants in the consumption of leather fashion products by the 16-34 year old population of QuÃ©bec. Although the QuÃ©bec population presents some idiosyncrasies, we surmise that our results could probably be generalized to similarly aged population...
- Consumers look for comfort and durability. French, Dana // Furniture/Today;3/21/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 28, Special section p2
The article presents a customer views survey concerning the consumers' preference on upholstery products in the U.S. Survey shows that 92% of these clients preferred comfortable upholstery features. Meanwhile, 85% of the consumers chose to have sofas with durable characteristics. Furthermore,...
- Browns, solids and casual styles are favored. French, Dana // Furniture/Today;3/21/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 28, Special section p6
The article presents a consumer views survey concerning the clients' preference for their upholstery, in terms of color, durability, and pattern, in the U.S. Survey shows that 38% of consumers preferred their chairs to last from 10 to 14 years before replacing them. Meanwhile, 53% of customers...
- Is the price right? Anderson, Richard // Cabinet Maker;08/20/99, Issue 5151, p21
Provides information on changes in the leather industry. Effects of global economic problems on the tanning industry; Switch to upholstery; Countries with high demand for upholstery leather; Impact of increased competition and lower hide prices; Complaints about the leather industry.
- Making a great impression. Westphal, Linda // Cabinet Maker;07/14/2000, Issue 5196, p14
Focuses on Leeds, England-based Yarwood Leather's effort to reposition itself as a leader in the leather upholstery market. Market growth influenced by the lower end and increased penetration by overseas manufacturers; Need to focus on service and quality in order to be competitive.
- Leather players say prices have leveled off. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;7/16/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p36
Reports on the stabilization of leather upholstery prices in the United States as of July 16, 2001. Reduction of the prices of raw leather; Decrease of the demand for leather interiors in automobiles.