It depends on your budget and what exactly you are looking for since every store has their own niches, but below is some information that will hopefully help you. If you are looking for budget home furniture you should take a moment to visit:
1) EQ3 http://(www.eq3.com
) - modern furniture focused on straight lines and simplistic designs
2) Ikea http://(www.ikea.com
)- a good blend of traditional and modern furniture at budget, budget prices
3) Scandinavian Designs http://(www.scandinaviandesigns.com
) - more simiple but luxurious pieces but costs a little more than say Ikea
4) Kantors http://(www.kantors.com
) - traditional, discount home office furniture shown in a 30,000+ sq.ft. showroom
You can also look online on http://www.Craigslist.com--discount
furniture companies usually post there with their most recent furniture selections. Most of the furniture they provide are from China but you can find some well-designed pieces if you take the time to look.
If you are looking at more mainstream, middle luxe furniture consider:
1) Crate & Barrel http://(www.crateandbarrel.com
) - furniture and home accents with simple lines, elegant styles
2) Pottery Barn http://(www.potterybarn.com
) - traditional, more luxurious pieces
3) Bombay Company http://(www.bombaycompany.com
) - more affordable, mid-line furniture and home accents
If you are looking for deals on home appliances take a look at:
1) Airport Appliances http://(www.airportappliance.com
) - discount appliances inc. washers, dryers, kitchen appliances, etc.
2) Sears Outlet http://(www.sears.com
) - you can find their outlet selection online but it's best to go into the store to see their inventory.
This is a very broad selection, but hopefully it gives you a good starting point to shop for furniture and appliances.