Did retail failures help soften recession's blow?

McIntosh, Jay
January 2002
Furniture/Today;1/14/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p74
Trade Publication
Focuses on the condition of the furniture industry in the U.S. Impact of downsizing of retail chains on the declining retail sales of furniture and bedding; Assumption of industry analyst Jerry Epperson on the survival of some retailers from high-profile failures; Expectation for a rise in manufacturer shipments.


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