TITLE

Comfort Designs closing

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Gary
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;6/26/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 41, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the business failure of the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania-based contemporary upholstery and metal furniture source Comfort Designs after operating for 34 years. The failure resulted from the rising cost of raw materials, competition from imports and a flat business environment. The company is negotiating with interested parties about the sale of assets.
ACCESSION #
21325360

 

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