Fishels, a Portland furniture mainstay, is closing after 95 years. Owner Larry Talbott, 65, said the decision to shutter the business at the east end of the Burnside Bridge was not driven by his age or by financial concerns. "We had a record 2015, and we're on track for another record year," he said of the company's sales. "I just wanted a new chapter in life. I've been in this business for 40 years, and I'm ready to do something else." For now, that includes spending time wi
The future is digital, and if small businesses don’t want to get left behind, they must get on the digital bandwagon and look to e-commerce as an avenue for innovation and growth. The fact that the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDEC) has formally been renamed the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation from April 11, suggests that e-commerce is seen as one of the key engines of growth for the country in the coming years. E-commerce is on its way to becoming an important ec
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NEW YORK: Although overall US imports have been declining, Malaysia’s exports to the US have surged, defying the general trend. “While the overall trend suggests that US global trade had declined, Malaysia’s trade surged during the first two months of 2016 according to the US Department of Commerce,” the New York-based Malaysian Trade Commissioner, Muhd Shahrulmiza Zakaria, said in an interview with Bernama. Malaysia’s exports to the US, according to Malaysia External Trade D
Malaysia Furniture Market Outlook to 2020 - Growth in Furniture Export & Rise in Trend of Online Furniture Sales to Drive Future is the latest publication released by Ken Research in the month of March 2016.
The furniture industry in Malaysia has undergone a dynamic change from traditional operations to technology driven industry over the last few years 2010-2015. The growth in the furniture industry in past decades was phenomenal and was quite evident through consistent s