Joe Manus of Atlanta-based Shiner International talks to Spencer Dockery of Greensboro as Dockery tests out the Mood rocking bed at the High Point Market. The Mood works like a mix of a rocker and a hammock.
A showroom at Vaughan-Bassett at the High Point Market. The market, which closes Thursday, is not open to the public.
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2011 1:00 am
Getting American consumers to buy made-in-the-USA furniture the past 10 years has been a source of frustration among domestic manufacturers trying to survive the housing recession.
Consumers have either sought the lowest-cost product, viewing furniture as a disposable commodity, or they weren't aware they had the option anymore as imported wooden furniture from Asia dominated the bulk of retail showroom floors.
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