TITLE

If you could change one thing in the bedding industry what would it be?

PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;3/4/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents question-and-answer advisory on the bedding industry. Satisfaction received by retailer about the products; Emphasis on the value of bedding in relation to health and quality of life; Misconception of the relationship between the length of warranty and mattress.
ACCESSION #
6306172

 

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