TITLE

Softer, plusher mattresses prove hard to ignore

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Larry
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;10/29/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the appeal of mattresses with foam and fiber cushioning for sale in bedding showrooms in the United States. Expansion of the line-up of furniture for a wider selection; Maximization of sales opportunities; Importance of plush bedding.
ACCESSION #
5449816

 

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