Missed opportunities in U.S. stores

Sloan, Carole
October 2001
Furniture/Today;10/1/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p69
Trade Publication
Reports the failure of the furniture manufacturers to concentrate production on non-core furniture products in the United States. Types of non-core furniture products; Consideration of non-core furniture as home furnishings products; Need of furniture retailers to enhance creativity to attract consumers.


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