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History: In 1944, A.A.DeFehr began creating household furniture from his woodworking shop in the basement of his home. This solo operation soon turned into a booming business with expansion opportunities, but also encountered challenges along the way. In 1964, this one man business, turned into DeFehr Manufacturing Ltd (DML), consisting of 50 employees working out of a 45,000 square foot building. The firm’s sales and annual revenue continued to grow between the 1960’s – 1970’s, with 20% of the...

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Dahlia Furniture

Title Dahlia Furniture Private Limited Time context 1972 Summary On August 1984, Mr. Chua Boon Kang and Mr. Leong Sim Lam bought over Peter Lim’s forty six percent (46%) stake at Dahlia Furniture Private Limited. Although co-owners at one time, Mr. Chua and Mr. Leong have found Mr. Lim’s management of the company to be unsatisfactory. Some reorganization took place as most of the production workers who were doing subcontracting orders solely for Dahlia had resigned due to poor company performance...

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Crown Furniture

TABLE OF CONTENT 1. WHY CHOOSING CROWN FURNITURE? -------------------------------------------------- 2 2. COMPANY HISTORY ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 3. MAIN OBJECTIVES & GROWING PLANS -------------------------------------------------- 2 4. KEY STRATEGIC ASSET TO CROWN FURNITURE SUCCESS ----------------------- 3 5. CROWN FURNITURE’S PRODUCTS HAVE COVERED --------------------------------- 3 6. HQ MANAGER’S & OUTLET...

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Furniture Industry

Global Furniture Market The global furniture market can be broadly categorised into four categories - domestic furniture, office/corporate furniture, hotel furniture and furniture parts. Globally, domestic furniture accounts for 65 per cent of the production value, whilst corporate/office furniture represents 15 per cent, hotel furniture 15 per cent and furniture parts 5 per cent. 1. Indian Furniture Industry As of 2006, the Indian furniture market is estimated to be worth US$ 7,922 million. Of...

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Palliser Furniture Ltd

Palliser Furniture LTD. 1. What are the key global factors influencing the “competitive landscape” for furniture in North America at the end of the case? The shift of competitive structure for furniture in North America is noted in the case based on the following facts: ⇨ Shift of competitive structure of the furniture market i. China accounting for approx. 40% of the U.S. furniture imports with more and more firms setting up businesses in China ...

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A Report on the Indian Furniture Market

Furniture report Furniture Market – 70% Domestic 20% Office 10% Other Some of the most prominent players in the premium furniture industry are now focusing on Noida-Greater Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon for both home and office furniture. Names like Ebony Gautier, Evok, Durian, Godrej Interio, Natuzzi and Stanley feature in this coveted list of premium brands. The target group for these brands...

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Furniture Industry in Malaysia

Industry Profile * The Malaysian furniture industry today has transformed into a technologically advanced multi-billion ringgit industry from a traditional, domestic cottage-based production in the beginning years in1980s. * With the furniture industry’s adoption of high technology production manufacturing capabilities coupled with greater emphasis on design, market expansion and aggressive promotional efforts, the Malaysian furniture industry has the potential to increase exports for a...

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The Globalization of the American Furniture Industry

American furniture manufacturers have struggled with making cost-competitive products over the past decade. Several have closed U.S. facilities and built plants overseas or hired companies to make the goods in foreign countries and ship them here. Many factors have influenced the decision to move production over seas including, labor costs, price of materials, freight costs, time in transit, overall time to make a product and get it to market, and the amount of training needed for employees. “A...

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Furniture Market India

Furniture Market in India: Boom Time Ahead By Taruna Sondarva            Published: Feb 2010 India is a land of wonderful and marvelous artistic work of wood. The rich handicraft and beautiful traditional attributes of art and design have established a reputation of Indian Furniture Industry in the nation and worldwide. The exceptional designs, rich, compact, and luxurious trends and, not the least, the supreme quality have given elegance to the furniture segment in the traditional as well as...

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IKEA is On Top of the Furniture World

IKEA is On Top of the Furniture World There are certain necessities that consumers will buy in their lifetime. Furniture is on the top of that list. With so many consumers shopping to decorate and make their homes livable, there is a definite competition out in the furniture world today. One company name stands out more than others. IKEA sits with a high reputation among consumers and other businesses. They not only strive to make contemporary and stylish furniture pieces, but also make their...

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