TITLE

Pier 1 plans national scope for Cargo stores

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Larry
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;02/12/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Pier 1 Imports Inc.'s plan to open several Cargo Furniture stores to expand its reach in the children's furniture market. Chairman Marvin Girouard's proposal to give Cargo Furniture its separate identity and operate as a stand-alone subsidiary; Growth in the children's furniture industry.
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4092797

 

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