Simmons sets fast pace in allowances category

Perry, David
July 2006
Furniture/Today;7/10/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 43, p36
Trade Publication
The article looks at the allowances, incentives and sales discounts offered by the three largest furniture manufacturers in the United States in 2005. Simmons' allowances, incentives and cash discounts accounted for 11.2 percent of its total shipments. Sealy accounted for 6.4 percent and Serta accounted for 3.3 percent. Competition is the major reason for the high levels of allowances.


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