U.S. Furniture Orders Rise
U.S. furniture factory orders in December 2017 fell 9% from the comparable period in 2016, according to a monthly report of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors. December shipments were down 7% from the comparable month in 2016.
Total furniture factory orders in 2017 were up 4% from the previous year. Shipments for 2017 were also up 4% over 2016. See Smith Leonard