TITLE

Bedding's 'new reality' confounded the experts

AUTHOR(S)
Perry, David
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;1/27/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on issues related to the bedding industry in the U.S. Citation of the lackluster performance for the year 2002; Impact of economic crisis on large companies; Importance of direct marketers to the industry.
ACCESSION #
8988343

 

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