TITLE

Kiwi Butcher's pitch: Come fly with me.... in paradise

AUTHOR(S)
Perry, David
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;5/14/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 35, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the invitation of Roger Butcher, a businessman who pioneered the waterbed in 1970s, for possible prospects who would like to invest in his retail company Furniture City in Auckland, New Zealand. The author said that Butcher migrated to New Zealand to escape from the business hassles in his home, however, he eventually end up owning a furniture company. The author added that Butcher wants an active equity partner to manage the daily operations of the company.
ACCESSION #
25058864

 

Related Articles

  • We aren't over stored, we're under-marketed. Epperson, Jerry // Furniture/Today;4/4/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 30, p107 

    The article presents the views of the author, a U.S. furniture trader on growth of retail trade in this sector. The author says that he has noticed growing interest in the retail side of the industry. He reveals that furniture chains Harlem ad Bob's Discount have been recapitalized in...

  • Who will take on Allders?  // Cabinet Maker;2/4/2005, Issue 5424, p10 

    The article discusses the speculation hovering around the bidding for buying the assets of Allders Furniture retail stores located in England. The author notes that almost 60 companies have registered their interest for buying the debt ridden Allders. The first candidates are the venture capital...

  • Suppliers the new retailers? Gay, Alison // Cabinet Maker;12/16/2005, Issue 5469, p9 

    The article comments on the acquisition of the furniture chain, Walmsley Furnishings by one of its major suppliers, Seconique's Sean Quinn in Great Britain. Despite the acquisition and speculations of underperformance by several stores, the company's management team and existing retail model...

  • Shops shoot ahead. Lander, Russell // Bulletin with Newsweek;11/25/97, Vol. 116 Issue 6099, p55 

    Considers the outlook for the retail index in Australia and the performance it has shown over the past thirteen months as 1997 comes to a close. Charts showing the result of four companies over this period; The optimism on the part of investors about the shopping period for Christmas 1997.

  • New businesses ushering in renewal on East 185th St.. Mortland, Shannon // Crain's Cleveland Business;10/7/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 40, p16 

    Reports the retail trade at East 185th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. Incentives offered by Northeast Shores Development Corp. to attract investors; Retail vacancy in the area; Problems faced by the district.

  • WWD FRIDAY: Beauty.  // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/24/2009, Vol. 198 Issue 17, p2 

    An introduction to several articles in this journal is presented including the sale of minority stake by designer Tory Burch to Tresalia Capital in Mexico, Kellwood Co.'s $140 million exchange offer with Deutsche Bank and other bondholders and the trade show Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas.

  • Hot SOHO category now a staple in San Francisco. Edmonds, Tom // Furniture/Today;07/31/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 46, p30 

    Focuses on increasing demand for small office home office (SOHO) furniture in San Francisco, California. Requirement for factories to increase volume in sales; Trend in designing furnishings from contemporary to traditional styles; Aspiration of furniture retailers to be well-informed on the...

  • Why future's still bright for independent retailer. Knell, Michael J. // Furniture/Today;08/21/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p36 

    Discusses how independent retailers can cope with changes sweeping the furniture retailing market in Canada. Benefits and drawbacks of not joining a group or a franchise; Maximization of profits while minimizing costs; Role that independent retailers play in the growth of franchise networks and...

  • October market said reflection of industry's strength. McIntosh, Jay // Furniture/Today;10/30/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p2 

    Reports on the growth experienced by furniture retailers in the United States in October 2000. Rise in product placements; Factors attributing to such industry growth; Determination of furniture retailers to keep fighting for sales, despite the threats posed by external factors such as rising...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics