Jan 26, 2004 Issue #20
A $400 billion business headed to a trillion, the market for "trading up" is not about the rich or well-to-do but the 47 million Americans who comprise the middle class. They disregard regular dog food to buy their pet the premium stuff, for example, or spend thousands of dollars on a stove they'll barely touch.
- Colleagues remember Peter Kaufmann
- Colleagues take stock of the industry at rug show
- Companies gird for removal of quotas
- Dohler on the move
- Flannel players look to an uncertain future
- J.C. Penney outlines cutbacks
- Karsten inks deal with OP
- Mogu brings its squishy pillows to the U.S.
- Providencia leads company to America
- Retail briefs
- Shaw offers Mary-Kate
- Spiegel starts new chapter
- Turquality show is coming to NYC
- WPS to face Owen challenge