Very happy holidays, maybe

November 2003
Home Textiles Today;11/10/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p1
Trade Publication
Retail analysts and retailers alike are anticipating a strong holiday selling season in the United States. However, some in the supplier community are regarding 2004 with equal caution. It is noted that the most pressing concern for many suppliers at the moment is the rising price of cotton, which is already leading some overseas manufacturers to turn down lower cost orders in favor of richer game. Despite the cotton quandary, several suppliers said they are already experiencing an increase in business. Other vendors, on the other hand, are still experiencing a post-Pillowtex bounce.


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