@MS423 - with things like Google Shopping Express and Amazon Prime / Fresh, it's a wonder that people still go to stores, really. I, personally, enjoy the experience of shopping. But in times where you are too busy at work or anything else to go to a furniture store, navigate it, and pick out the right thing, it's nice to know you can just order it and will show up in two days at your house.
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