TITLE

Ikea maintains top lifestyle specialist spot

AUTHOR(S)
Sloan, Carole
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;8/25/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 50, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Ikea Inc. maintained the top spot in the lifestyles furniture stores category with a sales gain of 14.6%, reflecting the opening of three megastores in the U.S. in 2007. Its furniture and bedding sales held to roughly the same percentage of its total sales in 2007 with a 47.2% compared to 47.8% in 2006. Its being the top lifestyle store was in accordance to the recorded second-highest percentage increase by channel in the furniture industry for 2007. INSET: Top 5 lifestyle furniture and bedding stores..
ACCESSION #
34045179

 

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