Originally published in the January 11, 2010 issue of Home Textiles Today
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 Home Textiles Today's Top 15 Suppliers overall, two-thirds posted sales declines for the year.
This report is a ranking of the overall Top 15 Suppliers to the U.S. market in 2009, based on wholesale volume. The exclusive report also includes rankings of the Top 5 suppliers in 17 specific textile categories: bath accessories, bath rugs, bath towels, blankets, comforters, curtains/draperies, decorative pillows, down/down alternative comforters, foam pillows/toppers, kitchen textiles, mattress pads, rugs, sheets and pillowcases, shower curtains, sleep pillows, table linens and throws.
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