(MENAFN - Arab News) Furniture shops in Jeddah witnessed a rise in young shoppers who are planning to get married during the summer season. According to shop owners sales increased by 90 percent due to the high number of marriages taking place during the summer which is considered a high season throughout the Kingdom.
Furniture carpet and bedroom set shops saw an increase in customers with most choosing suitable furniture for their new homes.
Hassan Abu Motee a furniture shop salesman in Jeddah said high demand from young couples had led these shops to introduce new designs to suit different tastes allowing customers greater variety.
He saithat bedroom set prices range from SR4000 to SR10000 while curtains and sitting room furniture ranges from SR2000 to SR5000. Last summer there was a similar rise in demand from young couples he said.
Some workers at furniture shops indicated that the high volume of customers during the summer has revived their sales and achieved excellent revenues after a period of lows during the last year.
The price of one meter of floor seating mattresses of good quality ranging between SR4000 and SR10000 is most popular among customers. They said prices have remained the same overall with the exception of new models and high quality furniture which are costlier.