Twenty-Four by Seven
Thoughts from the Real World (of NeoCon at least)
by MMQB STAFF Monday June 16, 2014
You have to give manufacturers credit however for at least attempting to get the "per-person furniture budget" back to where it used to be.
It's that time again - NeoCon Time
by MMQB STAFF Monday June 9, 2014
Not to put too fine a point on it, if you don't make a height adjustable worksurface, whether electric, crank or counter-weighted, you are living in a hole.
The Tax Man Taketh and Givith
by MMQB STAFF Monday May 26, 2014
OMG, the government still loves cubicles and is loath to go collaborative.
Four Weeks and Counting
by MMQB STAFF Monday May 12, 2014
These guys have lots of money. Perhaps they need furniture.
by MMQB STAFF Monday April 21, 2014
Spring has finally arrived for the industry.
Modding / Hacking the Products
by MMQB STAFF Monday April 14, 2014
Modding is a slang expression that is derived from the verb "modify".
Opportunities do exist in China for Office Furniture Makers
by MMQB STAFF Monday April 7, 2014
Asian office furniture makers are getting exponentially more sophisticated and better at what they do.
China: Friend of Foe?
by MMQB STAFF Sunday March 30, 2014
U.S. office furniture manufacturers had better keep a wary eye on this country.
Stay Calm and Wake the F--k up!
by MMQB STAFF Monday March 24, 2014
Look at our "historically slow moving market."
Sit anywhere, but please sit
by MMQB STAFF Sunday March 16, 2014
Many in our audience ask "how can there be so many office seating makers?"
Sit down already!
Monday March 10, 2014
Office furniture continues once again to be a target for various groups that have gripes against various government organizations.
Workplaces on the Cheap
by MMQB STAFF Monday March 3, 2014
Just how cheap or inexpensive can a workplace be built for?
Will we ever get noticed?
Monday February 24, 2014
Power in America is shifting from New York and DC to the tech billionaires of Silicon Valley.
Buy this, Buy that
Monday February 10, 2014
The life of a high-end residential furniture power-broker is anything but what we poor desk providers are used to.
Manufacturers Head to Warmer Environments for Meetup
by MMQB STAFF Monday January 27, 2014
This week I would suggest that the honchos of the office furniture industry are one lucky bunch as they depart (desert) the frigid confines of the Midwest.
by MMQB STAFF Monday January 13, 2014
Benching just might be ushering in a new era of underperformance in the workplace.
Slipping (and freezing) into 2014
by MMQB STAFF Monday January 6, 2014
Most exciting, and challenging for the year ahead is the fact that the workplace (can we still call it that?) is changing again - rapidly.
The Yin and Yang of Being an Office Furniture Mfg.
Monday December 9, 2013
Many of us read the first wave of obituaries for the office sometime in the 1990s.
The Professional Warrior
by MMQB STAFF Monday September 30, 2013
Nothing can replace the impact of a firm handshake, face to face contact and that warm personal touch!
The Fire Hose
by MMQB STAFF Monday August 19, 2013
Remember when your best customers had the direct line of your "can do" customer service manager?
Week of June 24, 2019
In This Weeks Print Edition:
Steelcase Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2020 / Kimball International, Inc. Announces Transformation Plan / A Vibrant NeoCon 51: Energetic Edition a Resounding Success / Architecture Billings Remain Flat in May / Industry Briefing | Odds & Ends / Marketplace & Help Wanted / PRODUCTS: BuzziSpace Expands Into 3D Acoustic Solutions with BuzziDish / PRODUCTS: Allsteel Solves for Multiple Spaces With New Line of Multi-Purpose Tables
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