Survey outlines key habits of furniture shopper groups

April 2002
Furniture/Today;4/15/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 32, p74
Trade Publication
Reports the result of a survey on the key habits of furniture customer groups in the U.S. Preference of women without children on furniture quality; Comparison of purchasing between living room and bedroom furniture with dining room furniture; Choice of furniture stores.


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