How the Scottish furniture industry has changed over the years
More than 50,000 people live in Scotland’s towns and cities, and many are working in furniture shops.
That means the industry is heavily regulated, and it’s been the subject of much controversy.
But how did it all start?
We know that in the 1920s and 1930s, a few furniture shops in the UK started opening in Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands.
It was a time of rapid expansion in the textile industry.
The Glasgow and Dundee textile factories were the largest in the world at the time, producing garments for fashion houses and other international brands.
In Scotland, textile manufacturers, known as “fishers,” were responsible for the design and production of all kinds of products.
It was a new era in textile manufacturing in the country.
The factory workers were not just sewing clothes, they were also fabricators and dyers.
These men and women were paid less than the factory workers, and they were encouraged to be more independent.
During World War II, the factories expanded into the UK.
A group of textile manufacturers called the Scottish Wool Association was formed, and in 1943, the company merged with Woolworths.
The company began selling its wares in the US and Europe, but it continued to export to other countries.
By the mid-1960s, the textile workers were on their own.
In 1975, the Scottish Government gave the Scottish Board of Trade the power to regulate the textile industries, and started a licensing regime for the textile trade.
At the time of independence, the UK Government said that Scotland’s textile industry would continue to be managed by the Scottish Boards of Trade.
What did the Scottish textile industry do?
It did two things.
First, it created a small, independent textile industry, and second, it provided a source of foreign capital.
This enabled the textile sector to expand, as well as diversify.
In 1976, the Government decided to create the Scottish Textile Board of trade.
They started with the textile mills, then set up a number of factories and cooperatives to create a single industry.
The Scottish textile board has a number on the side.
Some of the boards own and operate textile mills and cooperies.
They are the largest employers in Scotland.
They also supply the raw materials used in the production of clothing.
They have a large and diverse collection of textile items.
The boards own a number or brands of clothing, and a variety of textile products.
The textile industry is a large, diversified industry in Scotland, but there are some sectors that are more diverse than others.
For example, the wool industry is the largest textile industry in the British Isles, and the wool is produced by a number if manufacturers, as opposed to a single manufacturer.
The textile industry also employs people in many different fields.
For instance, the Woolworth’s factory in Dunfermline, in the Scottish Borders, employs thousands of people.
The Woolworth Co. in Edinburgh, which is in the Highlands, employs more than 2,000 workers.
The local textile industry has its own trade unions.
As well as the textile boards, there are many other organisations in Scotland that help the textile businesses.
These include the Scottish Union of Mineworkers, the National Association of Textile Manufacturers, the International Textile Industry Association, and several other trade unions that are in various capacities.
The board is run by the Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills, and its members are appointed by the Government.
The Board consists of a group of representatives of the textile and wool industries, a group made up of representatives from the textile board and other organisations, and an independent committee of trade unionists.
The majority of the Board’s members are from the clothing industry.
In addition to the board members, there is also a committee of industry representatives, who include the textile companies and other industry representatives.
In this way, the Board has a balance of representation for both industry and the textile sectors.
The Board of Directors consists of three members, appointed by ministers and the Government, who represent the textile, wool and apparel industries.
These three members represent the interests of all three sectors, and their job is to advise the Government and the Boards of Directors on the activities of the Boards and the regulation of the industries.
They are appointed and serve a fixed term of five years.
The three members are also allowed to retire at any time.
The five-year term is set out in the Act, which sets out the term for members of the board.
The Government is the body that makes the decisions on how to regulate an industry, including the regulations for the Board.
When does it close down?
The board is not legally independent.
However, it is not an independent body, and there is no mechanism for it to close down.
If the board fails to comply with its obligations, it can be brought to court, but that would not be a good outcome for the industry.