Davis Furniture moving some manufactu...

Davis Furniture moving some manufacturing jobs to China

There are 11 comments on the The South Mississippi Sun Herald story from Oct 28, 2006, titled Davis Furniture moving some manufacturing jobs to China. In it, The South Mississippi Sun Herald reports that:

Davis Furniture will move about 130 manufacturing jobs from Mississippi to China as it shifts production of its upholstered living room lines.

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#1 Nov 4, 2006
We see this all over America, It is pure GREED. What will America do when we have no where to work ? Go to China or Mexico?


#2 May 29, 2007
Its better to move some production to china its a good opportunity for the business, the labor is very low then, the skill of the china people are still growing good, im a furniture designer, [email protected]
Ron paul

Collins, MS

#3 May 30, 2007
Merchants have no country the spot thay stand on doesnot constitute an attachment
as that from which they draw thare "gains"
pine cone

United States

#5 Jun 3, 2007
How do these Company's plan to sell their products,back to the people when there is no work? Dose the Goverment think they can send everybody a check in the mail each month? Yet they complain about unemployment,and what cause it DUH!!!!!

Wausau, WI

#6 Dec 9, 2007
i worked at astro lounger in houlka and i lost my job it hurt a lot of people

Peoria, AZ

#7 Jul 16, 2008
This is one of American company that shipping job to a cheaper labor country.Yet they want Americans to buy their product.
I was layoff the company that ship my entire department to China.After 8 years in service. No body care & Americans will tolerate this behavior until no more food in the table. As long as 40% of people still some kind of job like Walmart & media entertainment. Americans are easily can be entertained.Not knowing that they are being screwed by our government special interest & Corporate Americans.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

#8 Nov 12, 2009
Chinese furniture industry is having a good recovery i am also a designer for furniture, home decor etc.
If you need my help just email me [email protected]


#10 Jan 17, 2010
Andrew Shimmin

Sheffield, UK

#11 Mar 30, 2010
Haved worked in China in the furniture trade for over fifteen years now looking for a new job, iam English my wife is Chinese we have a sixteen month old daughter.

Winter Park, FL

#12 Sep 17, 2010
It is time to increase the terrif on all imported products. There is talk of a flat tax in this country to replace the IRS. We should tax all imports at 25% and lower the taxes on business and individuals here. There would be a giant sucking sound of jobs leaving countries overseas and moving back to the USA. For all thoes "Free Traders" this system worked well in this country from our founding up unil the 1980' when terrifs were reduced. Today the average terrif is below 3%. Sure, the price of things we purchase would go up. Eventually, moving so much production overseas we will find our wages falling so what is cheap today will be expensive tomorrow.

Statesville, NC

#13 Jan 11, 2011
Out of work americans can't afford crappy chinese furniture.Chinese workers making sweat shop/slave wages can't afford crappy chinese furniture.A business model based on putting your customer base out of work is destined to fail.

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