TITLE

Wood sources target lifestyle segment

AUTHOR(S)
Linville, Jeff
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;3/26/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p148
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that contemporary furniture is expected to be in demand in the U.S. as several companies are bringing out new collections designed to appeal to young consumers. Some of the furniture are casual contemporary, while others have a more classic look. There are also lifestyle designs aimed squarely at the types of consumers who shop specialty stores.
ACCESSION #
24651296

 

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