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May 2004
Home Textiles Today;5/3/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 34, p2
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Reports on developments in the home textiles and retail stores in the U.S. Wal-Mart and eight product manufacturers testing electronic product codes to be use for radiofrequency identification systems; New agreement between Kmart and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to extend Kmart's exclusive relationship with the Everyday brand to 2009; Fred's Inc.'s expected earnings for 2004.


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