So exactly how big is the futon category (for real)?

Thomas, Larry
April 2001
Furniture/Today;04/02/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 30, p72
Trade Publication
Focuses on the performance of the futon house furnishings category as revealed in a survey of United States consumer buying trends published March 2001 in 'Furniture/Today.' Relative small amount of money spent by those who purchased futons; Contradictory reports from futon manufacturers and retailers.


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