TITLE

Beyond color

AUTHOR(S)
Sloan, Carole
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;3/26/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p124
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
As one major supplier said, this is probably the most exciting time to be in the home textile business. As market begins, the industry is confronted with an extraordinary proliferation of brands, so-called brands, deceased brands and then just plain names. Simultaneously, the industry is facing all the factors that come with offshore sourcing. Beyond quality and delivery issues is the lack of understanding on the part of American customers, both retailers and suppliers, and their offshore suppliers about U.S. mandated regulations.
ACCESSION #
12670001

 

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