Westex enters U.S. market
July 24, 2006,
Las Vegas -- Westex officially entered the U.S. market today at the Las Vegas Show. The Canadian manufacturer of premium down comforters and pillows is now a division of Leggett & Platt's Canadian operation.
Westex's top-of-the-line duvets made from Hutterite white goose down from Canada (Westex buys 90% of the country's available down) retail from $200 to $399. In Vegas, the division also debuted a less lofty down blanket made of Asian down that will retail full/queen at $99 in a 94-inch-by-90-inch. construction.