Rug Suppliers Found Plush 2004

Corral, Cecile B.
January 2005
Home Textiles Today;1/17/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the performance of rug suppliers in 2004. In 2004, price hikes for raw materials, heightened direct-importing activity by retailers and retail price-point cutbacks represented the most challenging hurdles that area and accent rug players have had to face. At retail hard work paid off, not only driving up traffic and sales but promising growth this new year as well. San Francisco-based Restoration Hardware Inc. built up the rug offerings for its catalog and Internet divisions in 2004. INSET: METHODOLOGY.


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