Examining a certain not-so-visible competitor

Epperson, Jerry
October 2007
Furniture/Today;10/15/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p58
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the sales performance of furniture in the U.S. The sales from furniture stores rose 62.8% while from non-furniture stores gained 94.9%. Retail stores such as Wal-mart, Staples, Sam's Club, Target, Costco and Office Depot have gained market share from the industry. Most of these stores are expanding their home furnishings. A number of furniture stores have complaints against one retailer that advertises about huge savings they offer in furniture.


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