Essex Furniture closed as Landmark buys 12 stores
- Landmark: and then there was one store. Baylis, Sophie // Cabinet Maker;11/24/2000, Issue 5215, p1
Reports the closure of the Landmark chain stores in England. Plan to base the business on the South; Removal of display stocks from the Barrow-in-Furness store; Inability of Chief Executive Malcolm Parkinson to comment on the issue.
- Essex Furniture finally moves into mail order sector with The Sofa Club. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;02/13/98, Issue 5075, p5
Reports on Essex Furniture's launching of a mail order division. Reason for the company's move; Range of products for the company's mail order operation; Packaged offering with the products.
- At the right price? Danby, Sandra // Cabinet Maker;09/18/98, Issue 5106, p1
Opinion. Speculates on Essex Furniture's future after the furniture company showed problems in its stocks and profits. Attractiveness of the company to retailers; Key elements of any decisions by the company.
- Who would want to buy Essex? Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;09/18/98, Issue 5106, p7
Focuses on the collapse in the stock market value of British furniture retailer Essex Furniture. Possibility of an Essex acquisition; Effects of the fall in share prices to other retailers; Concentration of Essex's furniture stores; Hurdles facing potential buyers of the company.
- Landmark fire. // Cabinet Maker;07/31/98, Issue 5099, p2
Reports on a fire that damaged Landmark's branch in Yeovil, England. Estimated cost of damage.
- Essex plunges ...3.7m into the red. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;09/04/98, Issue 5104, p2
Cites the loss posted by British furniture chain Essex Furniture for the first half of 1998. Impact of increased advertising and other selling costs; Decline of Essex's stock market capitalization; Cost cutting measures.
- Essex buyer to start new company. Westphal, Linda // Cabinet Maker;11/13/98, Issue 5114, p2
Reports on former LPK Director Kevin France's acquisition of Essex Furniture's stock, machinery and order book in England. Company to be launched by France in the industry; Support to France's venture.
- Landmark. // Cabinet Maker;03/31/2000, Issue 5181, p10
Comments on the kind of customer service at retail store Landmark.
- Landmark Old Edinburgh Road. // Cabinet Maker;05/05/2000, Issue 5186, p10
Observes the customer and sales services at Landmark in Old Edinburgh Road in London, England.