EU FURNITURE SECTOR. INTEGRATION AND COMPETITIVENESS ON FOREIGN MARKETS - A quarter of the world’s furniture production originates in the EU even if with the presence of fast growing consumption areas at a global level, the eu market still accounts for around one quarter of world furniture consumption... read more
BEDDING & UPHOLSTERY
UPHOLSTERY FURNITURE WORLDWIDE - World consumption of upholstered furniture (valued at production prices, excluding markup) is worth US$ 63 billion. The largest markets are China, the US, Germany and the UK. Upholstered furniture accounts for about 15% of totalworld furniture...
UK BED MARKET 2013 - ... it has been an interesting year for the UK bed market... read more
INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS & VISIONS
SMART STREETS - There is plenty of room for energy savings in public lighting and this was the starting point for the European SETPLAN for smart cities ...
4% OF THE LIGHTING FIXTURES SOLD ONLINE - E-commerce sales of lighting fixtures started approximately in the year 2000 and doubled during the last five years ... read more
FAIRS & EXHIBITIONS
• CIFF - Guangzhou • FURNITURE CHINA - Shanghai • KIFF - Kyiv
• LIGHT+BUILDING - Frankfurt • MEBLE POLSKA - Poznan • MIFF - Kuala Lumpur ... read more
FURTHER CONTENTS Contract - Gruppo Margaritelli • Outdoor • Marble & Natural Stone • Ecological Mirrors & Glass - Saint Gobain • Global Handicrafts • Wood-based Panels - EPF • E-Commerce - MADE.COM • Components - Sueddekor - Grass