Siber, Kate
July 2010
SGB;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p52
Trade Publication
The article present information related to growing demand of tents for all types of outdoor activities as more people feel the urge to camp. It has been stated that family camping tent sales were up 18 percent this year, whereas three-person family camping tents were up 24 percent and four-to-five-person family camping tents were up 31 percent. It has been stated that tent manufacturers are using various architectures to increase the amount of livable space in tents and make them lighter.


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