February 2015 Issue
Consumers aren’t quite committed to purchasing eco-friendly home furnishings, and pricing is a hurdle that must be cleared.
Major shifts are occurring in the populations and purchasing habits of the four prime purchasing age groups for the furniture industry.
Kevin Sauder, president and CEO of Archbold, Ohio-based Sauder Woodworking, recently took the reins as chairman of the American Home Furnishings Alliance.
Gathering around the table to share a great meal has become the perfect bonding experience for growing, busy families.
The latest breakdown of significant numbers and what they mean to the industry.
The term Tipping Point entered the business lexicon several years ago to describe an occurrence in the consumer sector. Made nearly famous by author Malcom Gladwell, the concept applies to the business sector as well. Simply put, tipping point is the instance of a previously rare happening becoming rapidly and dramatically more common.
The greening of the industry is important, but consumers aren’t quite all in yet.