Burlington Rugs set to close in April

Wyman, Lissa
February 2005
Furniture/Today;2/14/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that financially struggling manufacturer Burlington Rug Corp. will close its doors in early April, according to chief executive Gary Brookshire. The Burlington factory which makes tufted bath and accent rugs, will close and the equipment will be sold, said Brookshire. About 175 employees will be affected. The Burlington name will revert to Burlington Inds., which licenses several of its former brand names. Some of today's top carpet and rug industry executives had worked at Burlington.


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