TITLE

As bedding prices rise, commodity image wanes

AUTHOR(S)
Perry, David
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;1/7/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the criticism aimed at the bedding industry in the U.S. He cites that critics tag bedding as a commodity because of its low prices. He explains that the assumption that bedding is becoming a commodity is erroneous because the prices of bedding continually increase over the years. In fact, the average unit selling prices (AUSP) of sleep sets more than doubled in 1987 to 2006.
ACCESSION #
28450113

 

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