Furnitureland is ... everywhere

Sloan, Carole
August 2000
Furniture/Today;08/14/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 48, p57
Trade Publication
Comments on the increasing number of specialty furniture retailers in the United States. Ability to gain the interest of customers in special furniture pieces; Rediscovery of the benefits of fringe businesses in furniture retailing.


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