Industry should show FR materials add value

Perry, David
November 2007
Furniture/Today;11/26/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p32
Trade Publication
The author offers his insights regarding the response of the bedding industry to the federal fire-resistant (FR) mattress standards set by the U.S. government. According to him, large bedding retailers have announced price increases in order to recover the costs of complying with the FR mattress standards. However, he has observed that retailers do not value the new quality control procedures required by the federal standard.


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