Casual styling, function driving occasional growth

Russell, Thomas
December 2007
Furniture/Today;12/31/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports on the redesign of occasional furniture in the U.S. It states that occasional furniture buyers will likely see more casual and relaxed designs in the category, linked more closely with upholstery frames and simpler living styles in the great room environment. It adds that it also look for renewal approaches to functionality and versatility as consumers continue to maximize their investment in home furnishings.


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