Alternative leathers draw cheers, boos

Gunin, Joan
July 2007
Furniture/Today;7/2/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 42, p12
Trade Publication
The article compares the bonded leather with bycast leather in terms of cost, applicability and promotional level. Bonded leather is considered as three and a half to five times less costly than most leathers. The use of bycast is restricted to firm, tightback styles while the bonded option is applicable to either straight or curved forms. It is considered that both leathers represent another way to serve customers but the appeal of bycast leather remains strongest at the promotional level.


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