Brick spreads its name

Knell, Michael J.
June 2006
Furniture/Today;6/5/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 38, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that publicly held income trust The Brick Group is phasing out its HomeShow Canada and Sleep Better banners and changing them to The Brick Superstore and The Brick Mattress Store to leverage its retail brand strength in the U.S. According to its director of sales, John Maynard, there are more flat-screen televisions on display in the superstore compared to other stores.


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