TITLE

The big, the broad and the burly

AUTHOR(S)
Cunin, Joan
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;11/13/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that recliner manufacturers have been producing bigger seating products to address the needs of obese people in the United States. According to the article, seat dimensions are being stretched as cushions expand from 16 inches to more than 20. Manufacturers have also produced seats with wide backs and roomier leg chaise support.
ACCESSION #
23102112

 

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