Roberds gambled...and lost it all

McIntosh, Jay
August 2000
Furniture/Today;08/21/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the bankruptcy of furniture retailer Roberds Inc. Struggle against big-name competitors in the Atlanta, Georgia, and Tampa, Florida markets; Miscalculated move of throwing the company's money and management resources behind planning, staffing and promoting its Cincinnati, Ohio, operation; Company history; Enforcement of stringent performance standards.


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