Good leather selection but some details do not click
- Land of Leather expands by a third to 15 as it continues to eschew IFC. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;08/21/98, Issue 5102, p7
Reports on London, England-based upholstery retailer Land of Leather's plan to open four additional stores in August 1998 as it continues its policy of eschewing interest free credit. Locations of planned stores; Merchandise.
- Marketing a way through tough times for retailers. de Melim, Richard // Cabinet Maker;10/5/2007, Issue 5558, p9
The author reflects on the importance of marketing to Land of Leather (LoL) and ScS Corp. in Great Britain. He mentions that marketing is often the first budget cut of the business when times are tough. However, he claims that marketing is a successful path to follow. He also explains that...
- LoL threatens legal action over name. // Cabinet Maker;01/08/99, Issue 5120, p2
Reports on British leather upholstery retailer Land of Leather's issuance of a threat to sue rival Landmark for copying its name. Landmark's opening of a store with the Land of Leather name in Aberdeen, Scotland; Statement made by Landmark chairman Malcolm Parkinson about the issue.
- ScS, LoL, SOS? // Cabinet Maker;6/20/2008, Issue 5592, p4
The author shares his views on the refinancing problems of furniture retailers ScS Upholstery and Land of Leather in Great Britain. The author points out that the refinancing problems reflect the continuing concern about the vulnerability of retailers to inflation and cost management. However,...
- Stancroft ups LoL and ScS stake. // Cabinet Maker;4/4/2008, Issue 5582, p3
The article reports on the increase in investment company Stancroft Trust's shareholding in Land of Leather (LoL) and ScS. Stancroft has grown its stake in both firms, from 3.5% shares of LoL in January to 13.02% whereas its shares in ScS have grown from 3.20% in January to 8.36%. Both companies...
- Briant weary of City life. Lewis, Mark // Cabinet Maker;4/4/2008, Issue 5582, p3
The article reports on the plan of Paul Briant to resign from his post as chief executive officer (CEO) of Land of Leather (LoL). The move was triggered by his weariness with the unflattering comparisons with rival ScS. He will resign from his post on August 4, 2008 but will remain with the...
- In brief. // Cabinet Maker;2/27/2004, Issue 5377, p5
Reports on developments in the furniture industry as of February 2003. Deal secured by Character World to produce household textiles; Appointment by Land of Leather of Regency Group to provide furniture warranty and care service; Increase in the volume of retail sales.
- Taking action is the safer move. // Cabinet Maker;5/30/2008, Issue 5589, p6
The article examines the condition of the furniture retail trade in Great Britain and the implication of the Travolta/Micawber principle of investment. It mentions that Land of Leather and ScS Inc. lost 15p [41%] and 15p [29%] respectively when many investors bailed out from May 18 to 24, 2008....
- Retail giants in critical capital bid. // Cabinet Maker;6/20/2008, Issue 5592, p3
The article reports that furniture suppliers ScS Upholstery and Land of Leather are trying to raise capital to secure the future of their businesses in Great Britain. ScS has appointed Ernst & Young's corporate finance team for a financial restructure. Land of Leather has launched an Â£18...