TITLE

Aspenhome debuts ASAP quick-ship program

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;3/3/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 26, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the opening of a quick-ship delivery program called Aspenhome Ships as Priority (ASAP) by Aspenhome in the U.S. The program, which began on March 1, 2008, promises to deliver furniture to retailers anywhere in the country in 10 days or less. In the said program, the furniture that are included for the delivery service are home office, bedroom, entertainment, dining as well as selected leather products.
ACCESSION #
31212171

 

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