TITLE

Serta underreported 2003 volume in ranking

AUTHOR(S)
Perry, David
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;6/14/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on bedding manufacturer Serta Inc.'s disclosure that it supplied incorrect information to "Furniture/Today" magazine for the top bedding producers report published in the May 31, 2004, issue. Company's failure to add the Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF) adjustments back in to its 2003 sales figure; Total sales achieved by rival Simmons in 2003; Serta's total net sales as reported in the magazine.
ACCESSION #
13407341

 

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