- DFS heads the charts as quickest retail payer. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;04/09/99, Issue 5133, p5
Reports that DFS settles its bills with suppliers quicker than any other furniture retailer in Great Britain.
- Trade remains sceptical. // Cabinet Maker;01/09/98, Issue 5070, p2
Reports on the skepticism of furniture trade associations in Great Britain, over the proposals on late payments of commercial debts. Comments on the practicality of the proposal; Effects of late payments on small businesses.
- End to Internet tax moratorium applauded. Welch, Rupert // Furniture/Today;8/27/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 50, p24
Reports the objection of state governors along with furniture retailer lobbyist on matters related to the extension of Internet tax moratorium in the United States. Proposal for extending the ban for another five years; Negotiation for a solution in the problem of tax collection.
- Would you credit it? Most pay with cash or cheques. // Cabinet Maker;12/27/2002, Issue 5319, p25
Discusses a study conducted by the magazine 'Cabinet Maker' about British consumers' preferred method of payment when buying furniture. Finding that customers prefer to pay for their purchases by cash or check; Influence of credit on shoppers; Tendency of large retailers to use finance as a...
- New payment rules shift credit card liability to retailers. ENGEL, CLINT // Furniture/Today;10/5/2015, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p1
The article focuses on the chip card payment terminals including Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) that has shifted credit card liability to furniture retailer and mentions that smart cards are more secure due to the embedded microcomputer chips.
- What's in-store for credit? // Cabinet Maker;1/23/2004, Issue 5372, p14
Forecasts the performance of finance options like buy now, pay later packages, credit cards and stores cards in the furniture industry in 2004. Attractiveness of retail finance as a finanace option; Expectation of a downward trend in using credit cards; Popularity of buy now, pay later...
- No Good Deed Goes Unpunished. Riazi, Jaafar; Thorne, Deborah // Business Credit;May2010, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p8
The article discusses the activities creditors may undertake in collecting payments due that may be construed as ordinary or preferential. The author cites the case where Roberds Inc., which filed for bankruptcy in 2000, sought to recover about 2.8 million U.S. dollars it paid to Broyhill...
- July hearing to discuss Bombay payout plan. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;6/16/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 40, p38
The article reports that Fort Worth, Texas-based furniture manufacturer Bombay Co. will pay its suppliers and other unsecured creditors 18.5 cents to 31.5 cents on the dollar for their more than $68 million in claims. Bombay filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September 2007 and later...
- MFI secures future with management buyout. // In-Store;Oct2008, p5
The article reports that furniture retailer MFI has entered into a buyout deal to secure the furniture of the MFI business and protect current employees. It notes that trading will continue as normal and all customer orders will be fulfilled. A cash dowry payment from owner Merchant Equity...