CLEVELAND - John Sherwin, Project Manager, Custom Research, The Freedonia Group, will be presenting “Tariff Impacts on Cabinetry” in San Jose, California on April 14, the opening day of the three-day Executive Briefing Conference.
Countervailing duties on plywood and softwood, tariffs on steel and aluminum are "having a profound impact on U.S. cabinetry manufacturers," according to Sherwin. More information about Sherwin's presentation on cabinetry and tariffs is here >> 
Attendees will have a chance to meet Sherwin during the conference, which runs April 14 through April 16 at the San Jose Marriott. 
Sherwin will incorporate Freedonia’s expertise in the home organization, cabinets and other related industries in his presentation.
Freedonia's Cabinets study addresses the following questions and more:
  • How is the ongoing product mix shift toward semi-custom and custom kitchen cabinets affecting the industry?
  • How will consumer demands for value-added features affect stock cabinet product lines?
  • Will frameless kitchen cabinets continue to gain share in single-family and multifamily housing applications?
The recently released Home Organization Products study answers such questions as:
  • How are consumer trends in downsizing and urban living
  • How are demographics like baby boomers and empty nesters, affecting the home organization market? 
  • How do organization product trends and preferences vary throughout the home? 
  • Which retail channels are most commonly tapped for DIY home organization products
  • What strategies are retailers using to gain a competitive advantage?
The Freedonia Group, a division of, is a leading international industrial research company providing critical business information to decision makers and research analysts. Our industry research covers in-depth studies of a wide range of topics. 

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