*Originally Published in March 2, 2009 print issue of Home Textiles Today*
In this 5-page report, Home Textiles Today editors take a first-hand look at spring bed and bath merchandise on store shelves. The stores of Bed Bath & Beyond, Big Lots, Family Dollar, JCPenney, Kmart, Kohl's, Macy's, Marshalls, Target and Wal-Mart, all in the metro New York and Miami markets, were visited between February 17 and 24. Only items tagged at everyday prices were included in the survey; sales or clearance items were not used.
The report includes opening price point and top price point data, as well as manufacturer, construction type and country of origin for the bedding products: queen sheet sets, queen bed-in-a-bag, shams, dust ruffles, queen quilts, queen blanket and throw; and the bath products: bath sheet, bath towel, hand towel, wash cloth, shower curtain, bath rug, soap dish, lotion pump and tissue box.
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