A Trip Through Time

Marks, Jennifer
September 2004
Home Textiles Today;9/6/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p22
Trade Publication
Comments on the challenges faced by home textile industry in the U.S. Identification of domestic consumer; Recognition of business motivation and marketing strategy; Determination of consumers' preference.


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