TITLE

Growing sales grace table linens as retail market share shifts

AUTHOR(S)
Corral, Cecile B.
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;1/30/2004 Business Annual, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the sales growth for table linens due to continued strength in licensing, design innovation and aggressive retail pricing. Measurement of movement in product styling and fabrication; Percentage of increase in sales; Impact of table linens to sales of department stores.
ACCESSION #
12157673

 

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