TITLE

Traditional furniture stores face new competition

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;1/29/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the competition between traditional furniture stores and discount department stores in the U.S. in selling furniture. A large percentage of households purchased furniture at traditional furniture stores than any other channel. However, traditional furniture stores should be aware that discount department stores are forging ahead not only in the lowest income brackets.
ACCESSION #
23870782

 

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