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Unformatted text preview: pically offer more custom upholstery and furniture products. Demand for specialty products such as these remains strong when compared with lower-priced, mass-market products. In addition, furniture products made from beetle-kill wood are becoming increasingly popular due to the wood’s 38 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook unique blue coloring and an increasing consumer interest in purchasing eco-friendly products. Industries in the miscellaneous manufacturing subsector create a wide range of products that cannot be readily classified elsewhere, from tennis racquets and golf clubs to dolls and jewelry. Miscellaneous manufacturing has experienced slight employment decreases over the past several years, including a decline of about 100 jobs in 2011. Employment will continue to contract in 2012 with the loss of an additional 100 jobs for total average employment of 9,200. Summary After 10 years of employment losses in Colorado’s Manufacturing Sector, an unexpectedly strong first quarter and steady growth thro...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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