TITLE

Casual comfort reigns in upholstery

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Gary
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;10/28/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the state of the stationary upholstery sector in the U.S. as of October 2002. Trend towards casual comfort designs; Sales performance.
ACCESSION #
7700920

 

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