TITLE

Alternative leathers draw cheers, boos

AUTHOR(S)
Gunin, Joan
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;7/2/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 42, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25655051

 

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