Price's Carpet and Rug News; Published Once a Month (Except April and October When Semi-Monthly) in the Interest of the Floor Covering Industry Volume 11-12

Price's Carpet and Rug News; Published Once a Month (Except April and October When Semi-Monthly) in the Interest of the Floor Covering Industry Volume 11-12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...of months of the year just passed was due to causes that were more or less general--widespread unemployment and the poor credit situation. Even to-day the farmer has not succeeded in overcoming his problem or in reconciling himself to take a substantial loss and still carry on. The bright spot, however, is the general improvement in the unemployment situation and the resumption of industrial activity on a steady, quiet basis that is calculated to make for permanency. Those who-are well acquainted with conditions declare that the country is in the final process of liquidation, that the banks will soon have cleaned up the greater part of their outstanding accounts and, although the result may be painful temporarily, the final efiect the unexpected, price readjustment in all its angles will have been completed well before next Summer, that the business world will have found itself, and from that time on there_will be a steady progress in every field of activity. So far as the floor-covering trade is concerned it is gratifying to note that both manufacturers and retailers have come through the worst of the depression with flying colors. The financial troubles have been few. which may be accepted as proof of the soundness of the industry as a whole. The year 1922 is going to bring with it a number of problems for the consideration of both manufacturers and retailers. Taking all the various factors into consideration, it is not expected that there will be any great volume of business for the first few months of 1922, although it is the general opinion that the business totals will measure up considerably better than those for the first six months of 1921. If, as is expected, the general movement of liquidation and readjustment is completed by...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236981391
  • 9781236981394