Retail outlook grim

Engel, Clint
December 2006
Furniture/Today;12/25/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 16, p23
Trade Publication
The article points out that the outlook for retail sales in the furniture and bedding industry in the U.S. seems to be pessimistic with several stores shutting down. Some believe that retail conditions are the worst for the industry but analyst Jerry Epperson claims that it is not as bad as it was during the recession of 2000-2001 or 1982. INSET: Product picture.


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