TITLE

Retailers: Specialty sleep outlook remains positive

AUTHOR(S)
Perry, David
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;7/21/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 45, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the market condition of the specialty sleep products in High Point, Carolina. The specialty sleep products experienced sales decline in 2008. However, bedding retailers are positive that the situation is not serious. According to Roger Magowitz, president of Mattress Discounters, despite the sales decline, the products are still doing well. In addition, growth is predicted since there are new products available in the market.
ACCESSION #
33287631

 

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