Countdown to judgement day

January 2005
Cabinet Maker;1/14/2005, Issue 5421, p10
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's recounts of his last days at Courts. I worked at Courts for approximately six weeks before SB Capital became KPMG's agents and made most of the head office staff redundant. From more or less the moment I arrived there, it was evident that the company was in a much worse condition than I had been made aware of. During my first weekend I had a telephone call from a friend in the trade who said the word on the street was that Courts would be gone by Christmas. I told him. 'Don't be stupid! We'll get to trade the winter sale!'


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