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Furniture industry dips in third quarter

Consultant characterizes declines as a ‘correction’ after an unusually strong second quarter.

November 15, 2019
The furniture industry is slowing on pace with the national economy, according to Michael A. Dunlap & Associates’ latest report. Read More

Furniture industry slips in Q1

Survey shows declines across 10 indicators consistent with normal first-quarter corrections, consultant says.

May 24, 2019
Michael A. Dunlap & Associates’ latest report shows first-quarter declines of all major activities in the furniture industry. Read More

From Brexit to MI-Exit

April 1, 2019
With the controversy over the United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union, it begs the question, “What would happen if a state chose to exit the USA?” Read More

Furniture industry eyes threats

Executives now more worried about tariffs and trade war side effects than health care costs.

August 10, 2018
Michael A. Dunlap & Associates’ latest report shows commercial furniture executives are starting to worry. Read More

MADA report shows ‘solid’ Q3 for furniture industry

Consulting firm’s quarterly office furniture industry survey shows gross sales are up.

November 17, 2017
A West Michigan consulting firm released the results of its quarterly survey on the health of the office furniture industry, and indicators point to growth in 2017 and a positive 2018. Read More

Office furniture industry continues to improve

Analyst predicts 2014 will be the best year in a decade.

August 8, 2014
The latest survey of the office furniture industry by Michael A. Dunlap & Associates in Holland indicates it is on a “very steady and improving trend line.” Read More

Office furniture industry index on the rise

Analyst says industry is performing its best since 2008-09.

August 2, 2013
The Michael A. Dunlap & Associates 37th quarterly survey of the office furniture industry completed in July shows its activity level is up significantly from the last survey in April. Read More

Analyst reports office furniture flat in first quarter

May 3, 2013
Michael A. Dunlap & Associates’ quarterly survey of the office furniture industry completed in April indicates overall activity was down slightly from the prior quarter — a new overall score of 52.84 for the period, compared to 54.30 in January. Read More

Survey indicates office furniture industry is flat but steady

Furniture executives are optimistic about future, however.

February 15, 2013
The Michael A. Dunlap & Associates quarterly survey in January of business activity in the office furniture industry indicates it is still on “a very steady, albeit flat, trend line,” said Michael Dunlap, owner and principal of the business consulting services company. Read More

Office furniture industry increases activity, but growth 'still quite modest'

November 8, 2012
The Michael A. Dunlap & Associates quarterly survey in October of business activity in the office furniture industry shows the highest score since October 2011, although Dunlap cautions that “it is still quite modest.” Read More