W&WP June 2001

A Rough Patch for Residential Furniture
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Top 25 Residential Furniture Makers

 Company/HeadquartersEmployees2000 sales1999 salesPercent Change
1Furniture Brands Int'l/
St. Louis, MO
20,700$2.116 billion$2.088 billion1.3%
 2Life Style Furnishings Int'l/
High Point, NC
33,000$2.1 billion$2.007 billion^4.6%
3La-Z-Boy Inc./
Monroe, MI
21,000$1.717 billion$1.717 billion0%
4Klaussner Furniture Ind./
Asheboro, NC
8,800$1.057 billion^$1.056 billion^0.1%
5Ethan Allen Inc./
Danbury, CT
8,100$856.2 million$762.2 million12.3%
6Ashley Furniture Industries/
Arcadia, WI
4,800$816 millionN/A 
7Dorel Industries Inc./
St. Leonard, QUE
3,200$757.5 million$622.5 million*21.7%
8Sauder Woodworking/
Archbold, OH
3,500$575 million$565 million1.8%
9Leggett & Platt Consumer Prods./
Carthage, MO
N/A$540 million$510.5 million5.8%
10Bush Industries/
Jamestown, NY
3,650$451.2 million$441.7 million2.1%
11O'Sullivan Inds Holdings/
Lamar, MO
2,700$423.4 million$400 million5.9%
12Bassett Furniture/
Bassett, VA
3,500$367.4 million$394.4 million<6.9%>
13The Rowe Companies/
McLean, VA
3,300$348.4 million$289.7 million20.3%
Dubuque, IA
2,600$286.9 million$260.5 million10.1%
15Stanley Furniture Co. Inc./
Stanleytown, VA
3,350$283.1 million$265 million6.8%
16Bernhardt Furniture/
Lenoir, NC
2,280$285 million^$245 million16.3%
17Palliser Furniture/
Winnipeg, MB
5,000$280.3 million*$241 million*19.9%
18Hooker Furniture/
Martinsville, VA
2,000$251 million$227.8 million10.2%
19Pulaski Furniture/
Galax, VA
2,150$220 million^$198.2 million11.0%
20Standard Furniture Mfg./
South Bay Minette, AL
1,300$210 million$137 million^53.3%
21Winsloew Furniture Inc./
Pelham, AL
1,523$188.7 million$166 million13.7%
22Norwalk Furniture/
Norwalk, OH
N/A$160 millionN/A 
23Krause's Furniture/
Brea, CA
1,172$155.3 million$130.3 million# 
24Baker Furniture/
Grand Rapids, MI
1,240$150 million^$150 million0%
25Vaughan Furniture/
Galax, VA
2,000$150 million^$147 million2.0%

N/A - Figures not available
* - Figures xonverted from Canadian Dollars at 65% Dorel Industries' earnings were reported in U.S. dollars in 2000.
^ - Estimated Earnings
# - Krause's changed fiscal year-end from January to December, shortening 1999 fiscal totals to 11 months. 2000 Fiscal sales represent full-year totals.

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