TITLE

Kitchen Textiles, Table Linens See Modest Growth in 2010

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;1/30/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the condition of the kitchen textiles and table linens market in the U.S. in 2010. It states that suppliers enjoyed modest growth despite an unstable economy and that the rising cost of raw materials including cotton has affected the industry. It discusses the effects of pricing pressures to product quality and the strategies of several companies to cope with price increases.
ACCESSION #
70561847

 

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