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- Furniture store 'beyond repair' following fire. // Cabinet Maker;11/1/2013, Issue 5859, p4
The article reports that independent retailer Furniture For Less will attempt to meet the consumer orders made to its sister company Ponsford, after a fire incident on October 22, 2013 left the store irreparable.
- Police suspect arson for _GCP_100,000 blaze at Landmark's Yeovil store. // Cabinet Maker;08/14/98, Issue 5101, p2
Highlights police's suspicion that the fire which destroyed the Yeovil branch of Landmark in Dorset, England was arson. Cost of restoring the store; Account of salesman Frank Dawson about the arson suspect.
- Martin & Frost fire arouses suspicion. // Cabinet Maker;2/4/2005, Issue 5424, p4
This article reports that a fire at Edinburgh furniture retailer Martin & Frost, which caused Â£30,000-£40,000 of damage, is being treated as suspicious.The fire was contained on the first floor of the two-storey building. While the retail floor and stock escaped damage, the post room and...
- Sept. orders up 6% over last year. // Furniture/Today;12/1/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 13, p14
Reports on the increase in U.S. furniture factory orders in September 2003. Comparative improvements in factory orders in September 2002 and 2003; Effects of the increasing orders of furniture on the employment level; Comments of retailers on the business position of furniture sales.
- Hot SOHO category now a staple in San Francisco. Edmonds, Tom // Furniture/Today;07/31/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 46, p30
Focuses on increasing demand for small office home office (SOHO) furniture in San Francisco, California. Requirement for factories to increase volume in sales; Trend in designing furnishings from contemporary to traditional styles; Aspiration of furniture retailers to be well-informed on the...
- Why future's still bright for independent retailer. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;08/21/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p36
Discusses how independent retailers can cope with changes sweeping the furniture retailing market in Canada. Benefits and drawbacks of not joining a group or a franchise; Maximization of profits while minimizing costs; Role that independent retailers play in the growth of franchise networks and...
- October market said reflection of industry's strength. McIntosh, Jay // Furniture/Today;10/30/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p2
Reports on the growth experienced by furniture retailers in the United States in October 2000. Rise in product placements; Factors attributing to such industry growth; Determination of furniture retailers to keep fighting for sales, despite the threats posed by external factors such as rising...
- We welcome back Retail Ideas, so send us yours. Jarrett, Vicky // Furniture/Today;2/25/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p38
Comments on furniture retailing in the U.S. Publication of ideas from retailers; Strategies of Gates Furniture in advertising; Invitation for the submission of retailing ideas.
- Retailers see groups as 'profit enhancers' Edmonds, Tom // Furniture/Today;8/26/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 50, p8
Explores furniture retailers' practice of joining buying groups in the U.S. Benefits of joining buying groups; Profit-enhancing function of buying groups; Use of the Internet as a channel of distribution for furniture.