NWoL joins ranks of retailer casualties
- A collapse too far for consumers. // Cabinet Maker;02/02/2001, Issue 5223, p8
Examines the long-term implications of the collapse of furniture retail chain New World of Leather for furniture retailers in Great Britain. Need for furniture retailers to offer consumers payment protection; Challenges and rewards of implementing a payment protection scheme.
- About those dead dogs in our neighborhood... Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;6/25/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p70
Shares a story that reflects how furniture executives in the United States try to revive failing businesses instead of focusing on healthy companies. Bankruptcy filings in the country.
- Furniture store closes suddenly. // Cabinet Maker;8/27/2010, Issue 5702, p9
The article reports on the sudden closed down of Wiltshire Furniture and Half Price Suites both in London, England leaving their customers in the dark on when they will receive the orders they have made to them.
- Ownership of Dreams NI franchise revealed. // Cabinet Maker;2/21/2014, Issue 5873, p8
The article reports on the disclosure of the administrator of Skyline Superstore, a defunct furniture retail business that formerly held the Dreams franchise within Northern Ireland, on the details of the fall-out of the company.
- Furniture business shut down for rogue trading. // Cabinet Maker;1/17/2014, Issue 5868, p8
The article reports on the closure of furniture firm I-Sleep by the Insolvency Service in the interest of the general public in Great Britain.
- FEATURE BACKCHAT. // Cabinet Maker;5/1/2015, Issue 5931, p38
The article presents the responses by independent furniture and homeware retailers in Great Britain to the question "Have you been surprised by the sudden spate of business closures in the industry last month?" published in the previous issue of the journal.
- No buyer for Christies. // Cabinet Maker;02/12/99, Issue 5125, p2
Highlights the views of Keith Morgan, the administrator of fitted furniture retailer Christie, about the very slim chance of finding a buyer for the failed chain.
- Big chunk of business may drift. Sloan, Carole // Furniture/Today;7/23/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p31
Comments on the impact of store closings in the furniture industry in the United States. Measurement of closures in terms of dollar losses by individual companies; Demise of the multibillion-dollar Sears catalog; Challenges faced by fabric suppliers.
- Quirky store Busvan to close doors in SF. Edmonds, Tom // Furniture/Today;5/27/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p28
Reports the closure of furniture retailer Busvan for Bargains in San Francisco, California. Items sold at Busvan; Decision of owner, Michael Busk to join college teaching; Factors influencing the decision of Busk to close the store.