July 26, 2000 |
Pottery Barn will open its first children's furniture store at South Coast Plaza in September, selling pint-sized $500 easy chairs and $300 ottomans to help kids unwind after a tough day on the playground. The youngsters shouldn't have much trouble relaxing. After all, they don't have to pay the bills. But a growing number of parents are willing to fork over big bucks for little furniture, analysts say. Furniture outfits such as Ethan Allen, Lexington Home Furnishings and Stanley Furniture Co.