Glider rockers dance to market beat

O'Mara, Shiela Long
October 2002
Furniture/Today;10/14/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p252
Trade Publication
Focuses on the efforts of the upholstery industry by introducing the glider rockers in the exhibition of the International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, North Carolina. Style of the rocking chair; Retail pricing; Materials used in the sleepcover of glider rocker.


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