TITLE

Canada feels U.S. pain, but it's no time to panic

AUTHOR(S)
Knell, Michael J.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;10/20/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p137
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the state of the Canadian furniture manufacturing industry. According to the author, the industry is in a state of transition. He adds that "Made in Canada" and "Made in North America" are starting to make a comeback, mostly due to the rising cost of freight and fuel, coupled with some serious quality and image problems. He stresses that the industry should concentrate on product development and marketing in times of economic crisis.
ACCESSION #
34969319

 

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