TITLE

Some data on why rug industry isn't

AUTHOR(S)
Wyman, Lissa
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;7/10/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 43, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article argues that the so-called American rug industry is not yet an industry because there is no accurate data on rug sales, production and distribution. The rug industry is only a category of the textile or floor covering industries. An industry should have a central buying event, a community of participants, a central association and a recognition as an industry by American government agencies.
ACCESSION #
21525917

 

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