The poor economic state of the housing market indirectly hits other industries including the furniture business.  This furniture store, Villagio in Salida, Calif., is going out of business and has hired furniture liquidator Zack Johnson, 23, of Dallas, to empty and close the store.  Alison Yin/The Modesto Bee
The poor economic state of the housing market indirectly hits other industries including the furniture business. This furniture store, Villagio in Salida, Calif., is going out of business and has hired furniture liquidator Zack Johnson, 23, of Dallas, to empty and close the store. Alison Yin/The Modesto Bee Modesto Bee
The poor economic state of the housing market indirectly hits other industries including the furniture business. This furniture store, Villagio in Salida, Calif., is going out of business and has hired furniture liquidator Zack Johnson, 23, of Dallas, to empty and close the store. Alison Yin/The Modesto Bee Modesto Bee

As spending shrinks, businesses make do

October 29, 2007 12:00 AM