In brief

March 2005
Cabinet Maker;3/25/2005, Issue 5431, p5
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs. The growth in leather upholstery sales has been recognised by National Statistics, with a leather sofa replacing a soft cover sofa in the basket of goods used to calculate inflation. Colin Haggerty, Ilva chief operating officer said the first Great Britain store was likely to be the former Marks & Spencer Lifestore site in Thurrock, Essex. James Jacobs, former Courts associate director, killed himself after the collapse of the furniture chain, a coroner has ruled. Nottingham Coroner's Court recorded a verdict of suicide.


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