Stressed mess in '04; all roads lead to home

Felgner, Brent
January 2004
Home Textiles Today;1/5/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on trends in the home textiles industry in the U.S. for 2004. Changes in consumer behavior resulting in less easily satisfied, more demanding and value-driven shoppers; Consolidations of retailers and suppliers; Evolution and growth of online selling; Reallocations of retail home textile assortments and categories driven by disappearing or shrinking brands often replaced by proprietary store brands.


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