We are not the only retailer in the USA specialized in French decor (we are just the only one you need to remember…) Some are small, some are big, we all have our specialty, but the big name in the game has always been Pierre Deux. The first national retailer specialized in French Country decor, Pierre Deux had a name and reputation that came to represent the whole industry. If I had a Franc for every time a customer compared us to Pierre Deux!

Pierre Deux

Well this summer, Pierre Deux quietly went away, victim to the brutal recession. Pierre Deux started as an individual store in 1967 in New York City. The two owners (both named Pierre) imported and sold French furniture. They added some decor accessories to their furniture line and soon realized that the accessories were selling better. Pierre Deux continued growing and ended with two dozen stores throughout the USA.

I never thought I would say this, being our competitor, but we’ll miss them.