TITLE

Despite Deflation, Sales Gained Smartly in '04

AUTHOR(S)
Sanfilippo, Michele
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;1/31/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the growth in sales of the bedding category despite deflation in 2004 in the U.S. 2003 revised sales was at 7.4 billion dollars while 2004 retail sales went up to 8.3 billion dollars which showed an increase of 12 percent. President of Home Source International Keith Sorgelos has noted the behavior of the American consumer.
ACCESSION #
19565871

 

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