Tans are not fading

December 2004
Cabinet Maker;12/17/2004, Issue 5419, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents survey of retailers about the popularity and pricing of leather sofas. The survey covers a selection of retailers from different segments of the market, including Ikea in the value sector, Allders and House of Fraser in the department store sector and upholstery retailers DFS, Furniture Village, Harveys and Furnitureland. All the retailers surveyed offered leather and fabric sofas with leather still dominating. Of the sofas audited 54% were in leather with 46% in fabric. This is exactly the same overall market split as in April 2004, although there has been change at some retailers.


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