TITLE

Lessons from the discounter channel

AUTHOR(S)
Epperson, Jerry
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;5/21/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 36, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the importance of non-traditional furniture store retailing. It discusses the results of a study on discount department stores by the periodical "Furniture/Today." The study found that lower price points in many furniture categories are purchased in the discounter channel. The study also shows that consumers spent more for bedding in discount department stores than in traditional furniture stores.
ACCESSION #
25159000

 

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