May 2015 Issue
The burgeoning economy is bittersweet for the furniture industry in that finding employees is quite tricky.
In a recent article we talked about the fact that it is the owner and manager’s responsibility to find and develop the right players to make a team successful.
In 2002, furniture and home furnishings stores were by far the primary channels for furniture distribution—accounting for almost three-fourths of furniture purchases.
Upholstery supplier American Leather turns 25 this year and the company remains solidly committed to its founding roots of domestic, just-in-time manufacturing that turns an order in 20 days.
Father’s Day is just around the corner and the television airwaves and newspaper circulars are already touting the big day and Dad’s Chair as the perfect gift.
We are in a phase of significant change with new distribution channels emerging. The challenges of supply chain management are the same whether it’s furniture or the latest phone.
Labor crunch forces furniture industry to find creative recruitment strategies.