Upholstery maker Oxford shuts down operations

Evans, Gary
December 2007
Furniture/Today;12/24/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the business closing of upholstery manufacturer Oxford Furniture Inc. in Ecru, Mississippi. The company needs to shut down its two facilities in the area because they will be for sale or rent by owner Gerald Washington. Another reason for its closure was the unexpected closing of Quaker Fabric Corp. which hold Oxford's major accounts. According to founder Ted Carskadden, all those factors left the company without alternatives.


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