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OFT probes UK furniture retailers

The Office of Fair Trading is investigating six UK furniture retailers that offered heavy discounts ‑ often cuts of more than 50 per cent ‑ to see whether th...

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Very interesting viewing but we know the Great British Public to like a bargain :.)

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Graham Watson's curator insight, August 26, 2013 4:45 PM

More on the OFT investigation into the 6 furniture retailers and the inappropriate 'discounting' - there's an elegant discussion of the legal position: "prices should not be misleading".

 

Can you think why?

 

Equally, as the article makes clear, the timing of the announcement is apposite. Bank holidays are a major source of furniture purchases...

65183's comment, August 28, 2013 6:20 AM
because of the crucial signalling function of price in a free market economy?
65183's comment, August 28, 2013 6:23 AM
or consumer welfare loss?
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Patrick Hellmann UK Interior Design & Furniture launch - World Interior Design Network

Patrick Hellmann UK Interior Design & Furniture launch - World Interior Design Network | Furniture & Interior Design | Scoop.it
Patrick Hellmann UK Interior Design & Furniture launch World Interior Design Network Patrick Hellmann can also offer a full interior design service, with everything from designing the perfect interior to any home or project, to conceptual renders,...
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Kitchen Ideas

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The Green Kitchen Interior Design Furniture - Nice Home Picture (The Green Kitchen Interior Design Furniture - Nice Home Picture http://t.co/RMzJDDOKFb)...
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Stylish Home in Neutral Colours Designed by Kariouk Associates in ...

Stylish Home in Neutral Colours Designed by Kariouk Associates in ... | Furniture & Interior Design | Scoop.it
Neat Interior Westboro Residence Stylish Home in Neutral Colours Designed by Kariouk Associates in Ontario, Share on Facebook Tweet Comment · Grey Interior Stylish Home in Neutral Colours Designed by Kariouk ...
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Simple but effective

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recycled newspaper + sock furniture by jay watson

recycled newspaper + sock furniture by jay watson | Furniture & Interior Design | Scoop.it

utilizing unexpected and sustainable materials such as socks and newspapers in his work, the UK-based designer
creates furniture pieces which bring new life to these items in the form of lighting and seating.


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I love to see old being used as new - birllant ideas here

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Bob's, Planned Furniture raise $515000 for charity - Furniture Today

Bob's, Planned Furniture raise $515000 for charity - Furniture Today | Furniture & Interior Design | Scoop.it
Bob's, Planned Furniture raise $515000 for charity
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Bob Kaufman, left, president of Bob's Discount Furniture, and Gene Rosenberg, a co-founder of Bob's and founder and owner of Planned Furniture Promotions.
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The Psychology Of A Happier Home And How Interior Designers Can Make Your Home Happier | Portland Interior Designer | GHID

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The psychology of a happier #home (proof that interior design is good for you)! via @GHIDinc: http://t.co/f5DbYJHRrl
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We all like smiling

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