TITLE

Closings, grease marks spark retailer responses

AUTHOR(S)
Perry, David
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;2/24/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 25, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses several issues related to the bedding industry. Retail trade; Increase in market share resulting from closing of bedding store; Problem of grease marks on mattresses.
ACCESSION #
9177701

 

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