Anna's Continues Expansion

Gladstone, Alan
November 2005
Home Textiles Today;11/14/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that Anna's Linens grabbed another windfall cluster of stores that will further boost its unit base as it heads towards an initial public offering in the U.S. in early 2006. Anna's acquisition of 14 of 26 liquidating Plej's Linen Supermarket stores was approved by the bankruptcy court in October 2005.


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