Leading lifestyle specialist Ikea records big sales gain

Sloan, Carole
August 2007
Furniture/Today;8/20/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 49, p22
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The article reports on the financial performance of the Top 5 lifestyle furniture stores in the U.S. The top five retailers increased their sales 7% to a total of $3.3 billion, enabling them to capture 13% of the total market for furnishings, the same share as in 2006. Ikea was the leader in the lifestyle group in sales increases with a gain of 23.8%, achieving 2006 furniture and bedding revenues to $1.2 billion. Included in the Top 5 were Cost Plus World Market, Pottery Barn and Pier 1 Imports. INSET: Top 5 lifestyle furniture stores.


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