N.C. online retailer closed

Engel, Clint
November 2006
Furniture/Today;11/27/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports the closure of N.C. Furniture Buy Direct, an online retailer. A court order asked the retailer to stop the business over the issue of deceiving consumers by asking them to pay for furniture that they never received. The CEO and president of the company, Darrel Buck said that the company is working to fulfill or refund all outstanding customer orders.


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