May 24, 2010 Issue #13

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Sheets Makers Optimistic Amid Price, Delivery Issues

Retail sales of sheets and pillowcases decreased by 4.7% in volume for 2009, the third piece of the bedding puzzle in HTT's Facts reports to show a decline. Like utility bedding and top of bed, the sheets and pillowcases category is mired in issues like inventory tightening, fewer retail doors, still rising costs of raw materials and supply and delivery problems.