Room & Board Caters Their Store to Manhattan

Sloan, Carole
February 2005
Home Textiles Today;2/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that the newly opened Room & Board Inc. in the trendy SoHo section of Manhattan to adapt to the to the New York market, said John Gabbert, founder and president. Minneapolis-based home furnishings specialty retailer has long experience with New Yorkers' needs and preferences, he related, because of the extensive business it derives here from its catalog and online programs. Bedding, rugs and decorative pillows are picked to work with the furniture. The company had estimated sales of $112 million in 2003 and saw sales increase about 20 percent for 2004.


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