An opportunity to make the brands deliver

Kidd, Andrew
November 2004
Cabinet Maker;11/5/2004, Issue 5413, p9
Trade Publication
Analyzes the problems encountered by Silentnight Group with its acquired name brands, Parker Knoll, Stag and Nathan. Losses suffered by the company's furniture brand; Failure to get the right operating margin; Other retailers and businesses interested in the brands.


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