Wondering where to find the best furniture stores near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such shops in Irvine, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market to outfit your abode.
Consumers in the Irvine area tend to spend more in fall at retail and wholesale businesses than any other season of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of customer relationship management software and email marketing for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Irvine-area retail and wholesale businesses grew to $90 for the metro area in the fall of last year, 1% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Scandinavian Designs
Topping the list is the Irvine Health and Science Complex's Scandinavian Designs, a member of the California chain located at 8660 Research Drive. Yelpers give the furniture store, which offers home decor, mattresses and more, four stars out of 90 reviews.
2. Ambiance Home
Ambiance Home, a furniture store and interior design spot in the Business District, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 69 Yelp reviews. Head over to 16862 Red Hill Ave. to see for yourself.
3. Home Consignment Center
Also in the Business District, check out this outpost of the Home Consignment Center chain, which has earned four stars out of 104 reviews on Yelp. You can find the furniture store and used, vintage and consignment spot at 18910 Teller Ave.
4. Cost Plus World Market
And then there's a location of the chain Cost Plus World Market, a Lower Peters Canyon favorite with four stars out of 50 reviews. Stop by 13682 Jamboree Road to browse this furniture store.