The price of high returns
- Living.com pulls plug. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;08/21/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p1
Reports on online furniture retailer Living.com Inc.'s announcement that it is planning to liquidate under Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings. Number of employees who were laid off; Shutdown of retailer Shaw Furniture Galleries, a single store acquired by Living.com in April 1999; Factors that...
- Living.com opts for Chapter 11 filing. // Furniture/Today;09/04/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p2
Reports on Living.com filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States. Estimated assets and liabilities of the company; Shaw Furniture Galleries' filing of a separate Chapter 11 petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas.
- Living.com creditors may be out of luck. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;09/11/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the unlikelihood that online furniture retailer Living.com's unsecured creditors will get their money back. List of Living.com's unsecured creditors; Consumer privacy concerns regarding the sale of Living.com's customer information database.
- Amazon.com getting a home textiles link. // Home Textiles Today;02/07/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p2
Reports on online retailer Amazon.com Inc.'s entry into an agreement to create a Home Living store on its Web site. Amount that Amazon.com will receive from living.com Inc. in exchange for being the exclusive Amazon.com Home Living store for home furnishings; Appointment of Dan Binder as vice...
- Living.com Begins E-Life--and National Search. Fest, Glen // Adweek Southeast Edition;05/24/99, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p1B
Reports that Living.com, an Austin, Texas-based electronic commerce firm, has contacted advertising agencies across the United States about a print campaign to help it sell home furniture and accessories over the Internet. Background information on Living.com; Companies that support Living.com.
- Living Dangerously. Scheraga, Dan // Chain Store Age;Dec2000, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p142
Focuses on the failure of the company Living.com to reimburse its customers after it filed for bankruptcy. Impact on the Internet retailing industry; Effect on customer confidence.
- Everything for the home resides at living.com. Nicks, Carole // Home Textiles Today;01/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p8
Reports that living.com, an e-commerce site based in Austin, Texas, is building an inventory that promises everything shoppers need for their homes. Founders of the site; Key management executives; Current product array of the site.
- What Living.com tells us about using the Internet. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;09/11/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p42
Discusses the significance of the bankruptcy of Living.com to the future of other online furniture retailers. Attribution of Living.com's failure to a fundamentally flawed business model and unfocused execution; Failure of Living.com's attempt to build a household brand; Keys to a successful...
- Use of Internet keeps growing. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;2/25/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p20
Reports the growth of Internet use in furniture industry in the U.S. Utilization of the Internet for product and service information; Redesign of FurnitureFan Web site; Preference of consumers for online purchasing.