This report originally published in Furniture Today's August 13, 2012 issue.
Manufacturers and retailers are using Made in America messages more frequently when reaching consumers. Furniture Today examines the drivers behind Made in the U.S.A. promotions, domestic sources for wood furniture, employment figures for U.S. furniture manufacturing and consumer's opinions about furniture Made in America.
Data gathered for this report includes furniture manufacturing employees from 2000 to 2011, furniture manufacturing employees for California, North Carolina and Mississippi for 2000 and 2011, U.S. furniture factory shipments and consumer data on the importance of "made in USA" for stationary sofas and master bedroom.
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