FR issue attracts little retailer interest in Vegas

Perry, David
February 2007
Furniture/Today;2/12/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports the lack of interest of the furniture retailers of Las Vegas to follow the new state regulations on beddings. The overview of the new regulations on open flame mattress standard, the problem of the distinguishing the new lines conforming to the new regulation and the fines that will be imposed on retailers for selling bedding that do not comply with federal regulations, is presented.


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