Bonded leather making headway

Gunin, Joan
February 2008
Furniture/Today;2/11/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 23, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that bonded leather upholstery products are receiving favorable reviews at retail stores in the U.S. According to the author, the top 100 retailers and independents see bonded leather as an attractive, affordable alternative to genuine hides. According to Design Resources Inc. president Alan Naness, bonded leathers provide a 90% yield and cost three times less than a typical leather cover. A brief description of retail stores offering bonded leathers is given. INSET: Some manufacturers opt for different terminology.


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