2 Johnston divisions now under Covington banner

Sloan, Carole
February 2000
Home Textiles Today;02/14/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on home textiles firm Covington Industries Inc.'s assumption of the design, merchandising, and distribution functions for the Southern Phoenix and Wellington Sears divisions of Johnston Industries.


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