Peddar resigns after Furnitureland sale

February 2004
Cabinet Maker;2/6/2004, Issue 5374, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on Chris Peddar's resignation as head of British furniture company Furnitureland following its takeover by SB Capital Europe. Replacement of Peddar by Peter Dickson; Purchase price; Failed attempts by SB Capital Europe to buy the Sanity music chain and electrical retail company Powerhouse.


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