CHICAGO – According to Reuters, U.S. office furniture orders grew again in September, following months of erratic growth that analysts described as a further sign the market is slowing. The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Assn. said industry orders rose 6% over September 2005 figures, to $1 billion. Shipments rose 7% in September to $950 million, according to BIFMA data. Read more.

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