Overcrowded rug market generates fierce competition

Wyman, Lissa
December 2007
Furniture/Today;12/31/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p62
Trade Publication
The article reports on the challenges in the rug industry in the U.S. It states that the industry is overcrowded with both vendors and retailers, and cut-throat competition continues to erode prices and profit margins. On the other hand, aggressive suppliers and retailers who are developing new products and new marketing and merchandising strategies are growing despite the general state of the rug business.


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