Formal dining serves up variety of sizes, looks

Linville, Jeff
November 2006
Furniture/Today;11/6/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that formal dining furniture makers are offering a wide variety of sizes, looks and functions in tables and cases in order to enter in the furniture market in the U.S. A one-size-fits-all approach does work because consumers often walk into stores with clear ideas of what they want. While upper-medium and high-end companies say they still do good business in formal, those at lower price points have seen sales eroded by casual dining sets and by lifestyle stores.


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