Jan 11, 2010 Issue #2

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Top Suppliers Put a Tough Year Behind Them

The Great Recession and the Linens ’n Things liquidation dealt a double whammy to the home textiles industry in 2009, driving sales down for many top suppliers. Among HTT’s Top 15 Suppliers overall, two-thirds posted sales declines for the year. Among the gainers, only Carpenter Company managed a double-digit increase.