Visco-elastic foam bedding on the rise

Perry, David
April 2003
Furniture/Today;4/14/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p40
Trade Publication
Reports the growing popularity of visco-elastic foam bedding in the United States. Consumer responses to a variety of models; Reasons retail salespeople like visco-elastic bedding; Key to selling visco bedding at retail.


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