Is it safe to leave a deposit for furniture?

February 2005
Cabinet Maker;2/25/2005, Issue 5427, p44
Trade Publication
The article discusses that following Courts' collapse, consumers are worried about leaving deposits. The hapless front-line staff of Courts took a hammering from disgruntled customers as the retailer toppled into administration last November. Then, two months later Allders makes headlines for all the wrong reasons, and customers' orders start looking as shaky as the retailer. The survey found that 40% of participants would either be very (22%) or quite (18%) concerned--and the research was carried out before Allders' problems hit the news. Twenty seven per cent would be a little concerned, while only another 27% would have no worries at all.


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