Fernback leads the way in WoL break up
- World of leather. // Cabinet Maker;01/21/2000, Issue 5171, p11
Evaluates the World of Leather store in Wells Green Retail Park in Birmingham, England.
- WoL sold for just 1.5m pounds. // Cabinet Maker;06/23/2000, Issue 5193, p5
Reports on the acquisition of World of Leather's 22 stores, stock and forward order book by Landmark Chairman Alan Fernback.
- Monthly winner. // Cabinet Maker;01/28/2000, Issue 5172, p12
Reports that Swindon's World of Leather branch is the winner of the `Cabinet Maker' magazine's Mystery Shopper award for the month of January 2000.
- World of leather great western way. // Cabinet Maker;01/28/2000, Issue 5172, p12
Evaluates Swindon's World of Leather furniture store.
- Stores snapped up in World of Leather sell-off. de Melim, Richard // Cabinet Maker;03/31/2000, Issue 5181, p1
Reports that a consortium of private investors that is believed to include businessman Simon Bee has purchased a part of the business and assets of World of Leather.
- We all pay for the lack of a consumer protection scheme. Westphal, Linda // Cabinet Maker;03/31/2000, Issue 5181, p7
Comments how the purchase by a consortium of private investors of certain assets of World of Leather will impact consumer protection issues. Speculation about who the investors are; Plight of consumers left out of pocket by the group's collapse; Forthcoming legislation concerning deposit...
- World of leather. // Cabinet Maker;02/04/2000, Issue 5173, p11
Evaluates the customer services of furniture store, World of Leather.
- NWoL joins ranks of retailer casualties. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;02/02/2001, Issue 5223, p2
Reports on the business failure of Great Britain-based furniture retail chain New World of Leather.
- A collapse too far for consumers. // Cabinet Maker;02/02/2001, Issue 5223, p8
Examines the long-term implications of the collapse of furniture retail chain New World of Leather for furniture retailers in Great Britain. Need for furniture retailers to offer consumers payment protection; Challenges and rewards of implementing a payment protection scheme.