TITLE

Leather grading system sets price guides, varies by vendor

AUTHOR(S)
Gunin, Joan
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;9/17/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the grading system employed by leather manufacturers and suppliers to differentiate marketing standards on pricing in the United States. Context and limitations of grading system on leather upholstery; Standardization of leather upgrading system; Flexibility of dealers in marketing the goods.
ACCESSION #
5283632

 

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