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The Furniture Wars: How America Lost a 50 Billion Dollar Industry

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The book offers an insider's critical look at the impact of globalization on the American furniture business, an industry that went from making 'world class' products to shutting down plants in 5 years. With tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars at stake, the industry was taught a painful lesson. The failure to learn from the experience will result in more loss ...more
Paperback, 468 pages
Published March 26th 2009 by Booksurge Publishing
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Robert Shadel
Mar 28, 2015 Robert Shadel rated it really liked it
this is a good history of the fall of the American wood furniture industry. What a waste of talent and craftsmanship in this country!!

This book was a necessary read after reading Beth Macy's "Factory Man" in order to get more of a detailed history of the furniture industry decline in the U.S.
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Dec 17, 2012 Robyn rated it really liked it
Interesting read. Offers insight on many aspects of the American furniture business.
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