About the Author

Gary James

Gary James

Gary James is a freelance writer based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He spent more than 20 years with Furniture Today, serving as case goods editor and special projects editor, directing the editorial content of Leather Today, Bedding Today, SOHO Today, Global Textiles Today and other industry supplements, sections and features. He also has served as managing editor for a variety of other business publications, including Automotive Executive, Computer Entertainment News and eCommerce Business. He can be reached at [email protected] or 919-929-8978.

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Blu Sleep Charts a New Course

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Wright Global Graphics Gets Creative

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A Fashion Flair for Bedding

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Achieving Transportation Excellence

BY GARY JAMES Industry members and shipping companies share...