Gallery looking to move Kreiss showroom

Engel, Clint
July 2008
Furniture/Today;7/14/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports the closure of Gallery Furniture's high-end Kreiss showroom at Houston in Texas. Gallery's owner Jim McIngvale informed that the company is looking out for a larger location to display the breadth of products and to deal with the parking problem. He informed that Kreiss has performed well for Gallery since it was introduced last year. McIngvale comments that the business has been tough in Houston because of the increased oil prices.


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