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Eight New Faces Join The Top 100

NEW YORK — Last year’s strong majap market helped sweep in eight new names to the TWICE Top 100.

Leapfrogging the listings to No. 5 is Sears Hometown Stores, the 1,259-showroom spinoff that sold $1.6 billion in white goods last year.

Coming in at No. 66 is Bellingham, Wash.’s DeWaard & Bode, whose two stores generated $20 million in white goods sales in 2013, up 17 percent.

Landing in 69th place is Metro Appliances & More, a Tulsa, Okla., chain with 10 stores and $18 million in majap revenue, an increase of 15 percent year over year.

In 75th place is Farmers Home Furniture, a four-store chain based in Dublin, Ga., with $17 million in majap sales.

The new No. 83 is Appliance World in Huntington, N.Y., renowned for its service and showroom presentations which helped produce $15 million in business last year.

At No. 94 is Friedman’s Appliances, whose lone Knoxville, Tenn., showroom generated $12 million; at 98 is DeSears Appliance out of Sarasota, Fla., with $11 million in sales; and coming in at 99 is West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Rosner’s, which sold $10 million in majaps out of its single store.