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As coronavirus spreads, even furniture sellers in the U.S. are starting to feel the fallout

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

China's significance in the global economy is front and center with the spread of coronavirus.
Companies around the world turned to China for cheaper labor and materials costs over the past several decades. Now, as factories delay operations in the country due to the rapid spread of the disease, industries from the automotive sector to apparel are warning that coronavirus will lower production or deliveries.
Now the virus is spreading to an unexpected spot: furniture sellers in the United States.
“We have received notice from various manufacturers and suppliers that they are extending the...
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