TITLE

Business As Usual

AUTHOR(S)
Marks, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;3/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an evaluation of top bedding and bath mills in the U.S. Shutdown of several facilities by WestPoint Stevens; Citation of the agreement made between Coteminis and Springs Industries Inc.; Dominance of goods imported from China.
ACCESSION #
16504677

 

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