TITLE

Rush on to replace Quaker

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Gary
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;7/16/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 44, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that upholstered furniture makers in the United States searched for alternate sources of fabric as they awaited on the fate of one of industry's major suppliers, Quaker Fabric Corp. Quaker announced it may close and liquidate, leaving around 900 workers without a job. In response, manufacturers were out asking other mills for substitute looks. They were also wondering what to pull from their product lines, and were seeing the fabric choices they could offer consumers shrink.
ACCESSION #
25798035

 

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