TITLE

Bassett closing hometown plant

AUTHOR(S)
Spilman Jr., Rob
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;3/12/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 27, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Bassett Furniture Industries Inc. is closing its sprawling wood furniture plant in Bassett, Virginia. The shutdown of the 323,000-square-foot facility is due to increasing demand for imports. The step is taken as a move for the transformation of the company from being primarily a domestic furniture manufacturing company to a retailer, manufacturer and marketer of branded home furnishings.
ACCESSION #
24354462

 

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