Top Suppliers Put a Tough Year Behind Them
January 11, 2010,
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 the Top 5 Suppliers by category, 34 saw sales slide in a particular category — but 29 logged sales increases and 19 were flat for the year, demonstrating that even in a bad year there are opportunities to be had.
For the full report, see the Jan. 11 print issue of HTT or order the electronic copy at http://furnituretodaystore.stores.yahoo.net/httsupplier08.html
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