Fire at Kensington won't affect shipments, market

Evans, Gary
April 2001
Furniture/Today;04/09/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p131
Trade Publication
Reports on the destruction wrought by a fire at a warehouse and production facility of upholstery maker, Kensington Furniture, in Houlka, Mississippi. Estimated cost of damages; Expected impact of the fire on the company's shipment plans.


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