TITLE

Consumer discovers racist label on sofa

AUTHOR(S)
Combs, Health E.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;4/16/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 31, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a leather sofa purchased by a 30-year-old black consumer from Ontario furniture retailer Vanaik Furniture and Mattress had a label describing its color as Nigger-brown, according to "The Toronto Star." Romesh Kumar, assistant manager at Vanaik, said that the supplier of the sofa was Cosmos Furniture. Cosmos in turn said that the sofa was manufactured in Guangzhou, China.
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24733223

 

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