TITLE

Upholstery makers moving to spur sales in though climate

AUTHOR(S)
Gunin, Joan
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;8/26/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 50, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that sales of upholstery are steady despite of a tough economy in Tupelo, Mississippi. Sharp pricing of upholstery; Manufacturers' creation of creative economic antidotes; Consumer behavior.
ACCESSION #
7328483

 

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