Buyers look past leather price hikes

Gunin, Joan
December 2007
Furniture/Today;12/10/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports that leather suppliers have confirmed the possibility of price hike during the Snowtime, a trade show featuring various fabrics held in December 2007 in High Point, North Carolina. Leather suppliers like Leder, Green Hides, and Moore & Giles state that the causes of price increases are understood by the customers, as well as the weakness of dollars against euro and other currencies, and cost increases for raw materials.


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