TITLE

inside insoles

AUTHOR(S)
Harvey, Emmaline
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
SGB;Summer2009, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that insole manufacturing companies are using advanced technology to attract customers. It mentions that the decline in consumer spending has forced companies to produce new products with customizable features. Insulation manager at the company Thinsulate Jeffery J. Gunia opines that the ongoing financial crises has shifted consumer spending on less expensive products and states that consumers are unwilling to compromise on technology and innovation.
ACCESSION #
43649730

 

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