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    Why do furniture stores constantly go "Out of Business"?
    Also, why does it always look like they are so well prepared to go out of business with newspaper ads, banners, and hot air balloons rides?
    a few seconds ago 14 Answers

    Best Answer

    It's false advertising to suck in suckers! We've had a furniture store in the town where I live go 'out of business' 5 or 6 times in the last few years! Guess what? They're STILL right where they've always been! Oughta be a law!
    a few seconds ago

    Other Answers

    • I think it's just a gimmick to get people to think they're really getting a good deal, when that may not be entirely true. there's this one furniture store in inglewood ca, where i grew up that i kid you not has been going out of business for over 20 years. since i could remeber there used to be these big signs on the window, "going out of business, everything must go", last time i drove by there, maybe like 2 or 3 weeks ago, the store is still standing, and still "going out of business"

      by Edgar - 17 hours ago

    • Basically a going ouf of business sale is just out with the old and in with the new. THey just want to get rid of the old crap that's been sitting in there for years and get new crap that they can jack up the price. They use the money they get from the old crap and buy new crap. Then sell the new crap for twice the price. What a profiit! Furniture companies suck!!!!!

      by Tasha C - 17 hours ago

    • The cost of manufacturing furniture is only a fraction of the price you spend on it. Every once in a while, a store will have a "going out of business sale", and "drop prices". People will think they're getting a great deal, but it's actually how these stores make their money. Even when they drop the prices, their profit margin is still pretty high.

      by Chelsea79 - 17 hours ago

    • it moves the furniture, but have you noticed that a couple of weeks later they always have a grand openning sale, it is a never ending cycle

      by CSND - 17 hours ago

    • So they do specials and sell everything and they do a re-open sale and again...

      by carmen m - 17 hours ago

    • "CHINA"

      by ? - 17 hours ago

    • they have bad management which forces them to go out of business, but the loser management knows how to throw a party

      by create62 - 17 hours ago

    • they go out of business when their profits are less then their expendetures

      by Person - 17 hours ago

    • cuz no one buys their furniture duh

      by EmDogg!! - 17 hours ago

    • Because they use that as a sales tactic to get your attention.

      by JeffyB - 17 hours ago

    • That's how they get you...

      by Troy S - 17 hours ago

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