Retailers review challenges, opportunities of '08 season

Barnes, Marc
November 2008
Furniture/Today;11/17/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on views of outdoor furniture retailers on the previous selling season. Interior designer Davora Lilian of At Home Design Center noted the upward trend in customer investment in patios, which she expects to continue in winter season. Bill Austin, owner of Austin's Patio Furniture comments the past season in the upper-end market observed the drop in customer spending. Meanwhile, President of Leader's Casual Furniture, Jerry Newton noted that trend was strong.


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