TITLE

WPS cites strength to woo business

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;4/5/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 30, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the message-oriented strategy adopted by home textiles firm WestPoint Stevens. Emphasis on the company's capabilities rather than on new product introductions; Company's plan to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in summer 2004; Chief executive officer Chip Fontenot's comments on the company's elevation of the profile of its sourcing capacity; Plan to open additional overseas offices.
ACCESSION #
12724064

 

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