Home Furnishings Sector Comes Back in Full Force

Home Furnishings Sector Comes Back in Full Force

Retail sales at furniture and home furnishing stores in May were the highest they’ve been in six years, reaching a seasonally adjusted $8.55 billion, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s just released report. The growth can be attributed to a number of factors, including recovery in the housing sector, an improved economy and consumers’ willingness to spend again, even on big-ticket items.

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