Home results strong despite retail drop

Hogsett, Don
February 2002
Home Textiles Today;2/18/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 24, p17
Trade Publication
Focuses on the retail industry in the U.S. Decline in car sales; Performance of the furniture and home furnishings sector; Gain achieved by department stores.


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