June quarter statistics: How low did we go?

Epperson, Jerry
September 2008
Furniture/Today;9/29/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p26
Trade Publication
The article highlights statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau for the quarter ending June 2008. Furniture and bedding sales through furniture stores declined 5.4 percent in the first six months, and were off 4.8 percent in July. The article also reports that the total consumption of furniture and bedding through all routes of distribution was reported to be off 1.5 percent during the quarter.


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