Month: March 2011

Made In China

If you have never been to China you probably have a view of what the country is like and perceptions of what retailing is like. Travel to China and you will be surprised at some of the aspects of retailing and business. We arrived at Shanghai’s new airport and travelled west to Hangzhou, as expected …

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Furniture Retail Trends

I recently spoke at the Hangzhou Lifestyle Conference in China. One of the other speakers was Kevin Castllani, Publishing Director of Furniture Today, the USA trade magazine. He presented some interesting data on the lifestyle furnishing industry which I thought some of you may be interested in. According to the US Customer Service International Trade …

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