Kingsway goes home
- Fernback takes Kingsway back into the fold. // Cabinet Maker;09/01/2000, Issue 5203, p1
Reports on British retail chain Kingsway owner Alan Fernback's entrusting of the future of the company to Landmark managing director Karl Briant.
- Kingsway plunges into administration. // Cabinet Maker;08/25/2000, Issue 5202, p1
Reports on furniture firm Kingsway's placement under the control of administrators in Great Britain.
- Maples suppliers put crash behind them. // Cabinet Maker;03/27/98, Issue 5081, p2
Discloses that several furniture suppliers in Great Britain have received payment from Kingsway for stock purchased alongside the Maples stores. Speculation that Deloitte & Touche called in the retailer; Reason for the delay in payment.
- Excitement or extinction-you choose. // Cabinet Maker;01/12/2001, Issue 5220, p6
Calls on the British furniture industry to pay attention to the comments made by David Imrie of Furniture Village that the industry is failing to stimulate the consumers. Call on manufacturers to offer alternative designs; Comments on the success of Karl Briant to evade arrest by claiming that...
- Briant fined 1,000 pounds. // Cabinet Maker;02/09/2001, Issue 5224, p1
Reports the penalty charges against former Landmark merchandise director Karl Briant of Scotland. Admission of Briant of the charges filed against him; Failure to appear on the court hearing.
- New year decision on Maples stores. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;11/21/97, Issue 5065, p7
Focuses on Kingsway's plans for the six of the 11 Maples stores it purchased after its January 1998 sales. Stores that will be retained by Kingsway; Possible expansion of the Landmark format; Sites where new Kingsway stores will be opened.
- Briant avoids arrest after poverty plea. // Cabinet Maker;01/12/2001, Issue 5220, p1
Reports that former Landmark managing director Karl Briant has avoided arrest after failing to attend an Edinburgh Sheriff Court in England for sentencing by pleading poverty. Guilty plea made by Briant of selling a secondhand sofa as new; Effort of Landmark receiver BDO Stoy Hayward to sell the...
- Fernback leads the way in WoL break up. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;04/07/2000, Issue 5182, p1
Reports that Landmark Realty Corp. has been given the contract to manage several World of Leather stores in Great Britain, bought by New World of Leather, headed by non-executive chairman Alan Fernback. Number of stores covered by the contract; Conditions under the purchase agreement between...
- 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.