February 2005
Cabinet Maker;2/11/2005, Issue 5425, p9
Trade Publication
The article presents views of several executives related to furniture industry on the future of the department stores. According to Jenny McBean, Wymeswold Country Furniture director he is sure there is the future. The public likes department stores. They offer a choice, perhaps a bigger choice than independents can offer. Robin Sutherland, managing director at Pine Direct said that department stores have a large mix of products that can be hit by online shopping. People are using stores more as shop windows and then searching online.


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