Celebrates Successful First Anniversary -- Growth in Spite of Recession

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In a year when the economy hit both new and established businesses hard, experienced significant month-over-month growth. The online retailer of wall art decor and metal wall sculptures rings in the New Year and its first anniversary on a successful note.

the year of avoiding collapse

The online retailer of wall art decor and metal wall sculptures rings in the New Year and its first anniversary on a successful note. In a year that saw long-established retail giants like General Motors and Circuit City filing for bankruptcy, 2009 wasn't exactly the time to be starting a new business. Despite the havoc the recession wreaked on the economy, is ringing out what the Associated Press is calling "the year of avoiding collapse" by managing to do just that - and resoundingly so. Now, as the calendar prepares to turn the page to 2010, the online retailer of wall art décor and metal wall sculptures celebrates its first successful year in business with one-year sales that have exceeded even its most optimistic expectations. Disbelievers who would like to see how Metal Wall Art managed to thrive in a year when many businesses failed to survive can do so online at

According to a recent MerchantCircle Merchant Confidence Index survey of 12,000 business owners, only 23 percent of merchants believe the worst of the recession is behind them. Another "42.1 percent said they would not start their business again in today's economic climate," while "60.1 percent expect sales revenues to decline or remain relatively the same over the next three months versus the last three months." is not among these pessimists. An online merchant of metal wall sculptures and wall art decor, Metal Wall Art never saw the recession in front of it. Since the company opened its Internet doors one year ago, it has witnessed a consistent increase in sales of 15 to 20 percent month over month. What's more, the retailer's projections indicate that this significant level of growth will continue well into 2010.

What is the secret to the company's success when so many other retailers are struggling? "When we went live, we had a clear goal in mind of what we wanted to achieve over a given time period," says marketing director Chris Thomas of's launch. "At all times, we kept that vision at the forefront and never let it go."

That perseverance and determination can't be overlooked, but customer service and personalized attention to detail have also played key roles in Metal Wall Art's unexpected growth. One customer had this to say of his purchasing experiencing through the Web site: "[I am] very pleased with's customer service and beautiful product. My purchase was packaged with extreme care, preventing any glitch from occurring in transit."

For more information on's successful line of wall art decor and metal wall sculptures, contact Reneta Vasileva toll-free at (888) 236-8018. To see all the pieces that have helped make the company's first anniversary a genuine cause for celebration, visit the online showcase at


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