TITLE

Second-tier view: Time to get aggressive

AUTHOR(S)
Perry, David
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;12/24/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of several executives regarding their projection about the performance of the bedding industry in the U.S. in 2008. Restonic Corp. president Steve Russo describes the future condition of the industry to be similar with 2007, wherein there are still economic challenges for retail sales of items. Kerry Tramel, president of Lady Americana, stresses that the bedding companies will be generating a double-digit growth for the coming year.
ACCESSION #
29342236

 

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