Exclusive Research: Supply Side Giants for 2011
Annual ranking of the industry's largest suppliers overall
Home Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 1/18/2011 10:57:12 PM
NEW YORK - If 2010 was better than 2009 it was only for one reason: 2009 was really, really bad.
The 2011 Supply Side Giants, Home Textiles Today's exclusive annual ranking of the industry largest suppliers overall and by product category, paints a picture of an industry still reeling from the lingering aftershocks of the Great Recession, one desperately trying to come to grips with lower price points, shorter margins and pressure from the cotton fields to the store shelves.
It was that kind of year.
Just ten years ago, a list of the industry's biggest suppliers would have included some of the great landmark names in the business, the southern mills that ran the home textiles industry for the better part of a century.
For the complete report, see the Jan. 10, 2011 print issue of HTT, or click here for the exclusive online report.
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