The Dump is a furniture, mattress and rug outlet that offers overstocks, factory sell-outs, design prototypes and showroom models from many top brands at discounted prices. As of October 2015, all of the items sold at The Dump are new.
The first The Dump retail location opened in 1985 in Norfolk, Virginia. As of 2015, The Dump has 11 locations in the United States, including stores in Tempe, Arizona; Chicago, Illinois; Atlanta, Georgia; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Dallas, Texas.
The Dump offers low prices because of its low overhead costs. Stores operate on a no-frills business model, so customers shop in basic showrooms without fancy touches or sales associates.