WG&R Furniture closes five Sleep Shops

Engel, Clint
November 2008
Furniture/Today;11/10/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of WG&R Furniture to close its five Milwaukee-area Sleep Shops because of the tough business condition in Wisconsin. According to company president Jim Greene, the industry suffered a double-digit percentage decline in bedding units sold through August 2008 and a dollar decrease of 9.1%. He added that the move was aimed at maintaining the company's strength in Green Bay, Appleton and other Wisconsin markets.


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