Rayon's Introduction to U.S. Consumers, 1911-1924

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2012-04-01
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Keist, Carmen
Kadolph, Sara
Marcketti, Sara
Marcketti, Sara
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Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management
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The article focuses on the introduction of Rayon in U.S. market. The term was coined by the National Retail Dry Goods Association in 1924. It was created in 1846 in Europe and the U.S. manufactured it in 1911. It was the first regenerated fiber and before its introduction, only cotton, linen, wool and silk were used in making clothes.

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This article is from Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, April 2012 104(2); 45-47. Posted with permission.

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