Berkline, BenchCraft a force

Thomas, Larry
December 2001
Furniture/Today;12/10/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p12
Trade Publication
Reports the agreement of Berkline executives, including President Bill Wittenberg to buy the upholstery producers Berkline and BenchCraft from Lifestyle Furnishings International. Details of the transaction; Product lines of both producers; Annual sales of the companies.


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