Stop crying and play hardball

Allegrezza, Ray
November 2006
Furniture/Today;11/27/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p2
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the cause of decrease in sales in the furniture stores. The author opines that despite the perception of bad sales, furniture sale is up by 5.4% in the first eight months. The author states that the competition from the malls and supermarkets offering furniture for sales had a negative influence on the furniture stores. The author suggests the furniture store owners to get back in building their businesses.


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