Good Furniture Volume . 11

Good Furniture Volume . 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...Board is sympathetic to all legitimate industry and is seeking to adjust matters with the minimun of inconvenience to all concerned. BUT, THE WAR MUST BE WON and it is only through sacrifice for the common good that it will be won, and that industry can be preserved and strengthened for the new and extremely advantageous conditions of trade which are being developed even now through the governmental program for international reconstruction. GOOD FURNITURE MAGAZINE. THE MAGAZINE OF DECORATION PUBLISHED MONTHLY TO PROMOTE HIGHER STANDARDS IN MAKING AND SELLING MODERN H O U S E FU R NIS HI N G S VOL. XI E D OCTOBER, 1918 I T O R I No. 4 A L THE WAR SCHEDULE OF THE FURNITURE INDUSTRY THE restrictions, necessary to the "Win the War" program regarding the manufacture and shipment of furniture--of which manufacturers, jobbers and retailers have already been officially informed by the War Industries Board--will cause radical changes in all branches of the furniture industry. These restrictions, when once thoroughly assimilated, will be viewed as a blessing in disguise. The furniture industry had been drifting and was being caught in a maelstrom. Its condition was an unsafe one for every one concerned, from the lumberman to the householder. The public was not getting enough of the kind of furniture it had a right to expect, many manufacturers were operating their factories on an unprofitable basis and the merchandising of furniture was not an up-to-date and smooth running operation. Through force of circumstances, the furniture industry is now placed in the position of leaving behind it practices of which it was not proud but from which it seemed unable to free itself. The government's order for adjustment to a war basis is not going to be...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236615042
  • 9781236615046