Casual comfort reigns in upholstery

Evans, Gary
October 2002
Furniture/Today;10/28/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p24
Trade Publication
Reports on the state of the stationary upholstery sector in the U.S. as of October 2002. Trend towards casual comfort designs; Sales performance.


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