Taking it in

Sloan, Carole
December 2001
Home Textiles Today;12/24/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 17, p12
Trade Publication
Recaps the events of 2001 and discusses prospects for the year 2002 for the textile industry in the United States. Change in the landscape of the home textiles marketplace; Downturn in the economy; Intensification of outsourcing.


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