TITLE

Wal-Mart ranks No. 1 in furniture Discount giant scores 14.3% sales gain to displace Rooms To Go

AUTHOR(S)
Sloan, Carole
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;8/25/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 50, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the success of Wal-Mart in retailing furnitures in New York. Estimation on the total furniture sales of the company in 2002; Impact of closeout retailers on the operations of Wal-Mart; Growth of home improvement warehouse. INSET: Top 25 U.S. furniture retailers.
ACCESSION #
10651157

 

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