TITLE

American Century Home sets ambitious growth plan

AUTHOR(S)
Sloan, Carole
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;4/23/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 32, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the acquisition of Jeffco Inc. by the American Century Home Fabrics Inc. The acquisition will form the new corporate entity called The Chelsea Frank Group. This group plans to thrust into the interior design and luxury retail markets. Its upscale home textiles line, Chelsea frank, targets interior designers. It has been stressed that the upholstery fabrics will be incorporated with Jeffco's offerings. Moreover, it will open a 1.5 million-square-foot factory in China.
ACCESSION #
24868222

 

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