TITLE

Fabric comes out fighting

AUTHOR(S)
Baum, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;10/8/2004, Issue 5409, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the status of the European upholstery fabric industry. Factors affecting the status of the industry; Methods used by the industry to keep up with the competition brought by the influx of Chinese imports; Ways by which the Decosit exhibition helps promote the industry. INSET: Tip looks to the East.
ACCESSION #
14749844

 

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