The trials and triumphs in 2004

Friars, Austin
January 2005
Cabinet Maker;1/7/2005, Issue 5420, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents financial performance of furniture companies during 2004. Furniture retailers provided much excitement during 2004 but, in January, most analysts were neutral about prospects for DFS, Courts and ScS. DFS was the first to move significantly. In March, heavyweight investors were underwhelmed by a 4159 a share buy-out offer from LordKirkham. For good measure they were suspicious of the allegedly supine behaviour of the DFS independent directors.


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