The In-Store Advantage: Why Purchasing Furniture In-Store Trumps Online Shopping

March 2024

In the era of online shopping convenience, the allure of purchasing furniture from the comfort of your home is undeniable. However, there’s something uniquely valuable about the in-store experience that goes beyond the virtual realm. There are many reasons why choosing to buy furniture in-store is the best decision for a truly satisfying and informed shopping experience.

Sensory Exploration
One of the most significant advantages of in-store furniture shopping is the ability to engage all your senses. Online shopping limits you to visual information, but in-store, you can touch the materials, feel the textures, and even test the comfort of sofas and chairs. This hands-on experience allows you to make more informed decisions about the quality and suitability of the furniture for your space.

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Color Accuracy and Texture Assessment
Colors and textures can be deceiving on a computer screen, especially from large national chains. In-store shopping eliminates the risk of receiving furniture that looks different in person than it did online. Seeing and feeling the materials in-store ensures that you get a true sense of the colors and textures, helping you avoid surprises when the furniture arrives at your home.

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Expert Guidance from Sales Associates
Navigating the vast world of furniture can be overwhelming, especially when making decisions based solely on online descriptions and images. In-store shopping provides access to knowledgeable design consultants who can offer personalized guidance, answer your questions, and help you find the perfect pieces for your needs and style preferences. Plus, at Montgomery’s, our design consultants offer always complimentary design services to ensure your home matches your style and functional needs at your budget.

Customization Options
In-store shopping often offers customization options that may not be available online. From choosing the perfect fabric for a sofa to selecting the ideal finish for a dining table, the ability to customize your furniture enhances the personalization of your living space. Here at Montgomery’s, 85% of our store can be customized to fit your specific needs.

While online furniture shopping offers convenience, the in-store experience remains unparalleled in terms of sensory exploration, expert guidance, and customization options. At Montgomery’s, we invite you to step into our showroom, touch, feel, and experience the furniture that will transform your living space into a haven of comfort and style. Discover the joy of in-store furniture shopping and make informed decisions that elevate your home’s aesthetic and functionality. Shop now at the Montgomery’s location closest to you in Sioux Falls, Madison, Watertown or Aberdeen.

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