A wholesale club giant beats out specialty retailers to rank as the nation’s favorite home furnishings retailer.

Costco Wholesale Corp. is ranks first among consumers when it comes to home furnishings, according to a study by Market Force Information. With a composite loyalty score of 72%, Costco earned the top spot. But Ikea was a close second, with a score of 70%.

Target (68%), T.J. Maxx (64%) and Kohl’s (63%) rounded out the top five. They were followed by two specialty retailers, Home Goods (62%) and Bed, Bath & Beyond (56%).

For the rankings, Market Force Information polled nearly 3,500 consumers, who were asked to rate their satisfaction with their last experience at a home furnishings store and their likelihood to recommend it to…