TITLE

Vellux Blanket Named Best Buy Pick

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;5/16/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 35, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that WestPoint Steven's Vellux blanket has been awarded the Best Buy designation by the "Consumers Digest" magazine. Claim that Vellux took the top honors in the economy category.
ACCESSION #
17078382

 

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