How the numbers were compiled

August 2005
Furniture/Today;8/22/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 49, p16
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This article presents information on how the Top Retail Giants list was compiled by the journal "Furniture/Today." The survey of the Top Retail Giants ranks the Top 25 U.S. furniture and bedding retailers, the Top 15 U.S. department stores and the Top 5 discount department stores, also based on furniture and bedding sales. Companies on all three lists are ranked according to their estimated 2004 sales of furniture and bedding. Decorative accessory sales, including lamps, area rugs, wall decor and mirrors, are excluded.


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