Growth likely to slow for Canadian stores

Knell, Michael J.
January 2007
Furniture/Today;1/8/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Canadian furniture stores saw good growth in 2006 and that the growth will continue in 2007 but at a more modest pace. The article mentions that as per Statistics Canada the furniture store sales in the first nine months of 2006 were up by 7.3% over the corresponding period in 2005 and as per Kubas Consultants 2006 sales of home furnishings stores were also up by 14%. Other details about conventional industry wisdom and the recent housing slowdown are also mentioned.


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