8 reasons retailers should consider futons

March 2002
Furniture/Today;3/4/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p48
Trade Publication
Presents several reasons to be considered by retailers in using Futon covers. Offer of discount products for home office furniture; Realization of maximum returns through real estate investment; Comparison of sleeping comfort offered by futon and sleep sofa.


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