Some popular furniture outlets in the New Orleans metropolitan area are the Cort Furniture Clearance Center, Doerr Furniture Warehouse and the National Furniture Outlet. These stores offer a variety of furniture for the living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom and office, as well as entertainment electronics and home accessories.
The Cort Furniture Clearance Center sells furniture that was previously leased by model homes and corporate executives. Offering printable discount coupons on its e-commerce website, Cort claims to offer up to 70 percent discounts compared to the price of brand new furniture. Its A to D furniture grading system guides customers on furniture quality and pricing. Grade A furniture is slightly used and in like-new condition, while Grade D signifies noticeable wear and carries the lowest price. Cort also participates in Lifetime's makeover TV show "Designing Spaces."
In business since 1938, Doerr Furniture is housed in a 1920s heritage building that was once the site of a former Ford Motor dealership. Its website claims to offer luxury furniture at affordable prices. The store has a perfect rating out of five stars based on 14 customer reviews on Yelp, as of October 2015. Among the positive feedback cited by customers are the high quality and uniqueness of its furniture, reasonable pricing and the friendly, no-pressure customer service.
Founded in 1988, National Furniture Outlet carries more than 10 furniture brands, such as Ashley, Millenium, Benchcraft, Corsicana and Coaster Fine Furniture. It offers its customers various payment terms, such as lay-a-way, special financing, credit and cash purchase. The outlet is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and has an A+ rating on the site.