Canada's Dufresne on expansion track

Knell, Michael J.
December 2001
Furniture/Today;12/17/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p39
Trade Publication
Reports the business expansion of Dufresne Furniture and Appliances company in Canada. Launch of furniture store; Acquisition of the furniture store of Warner Bros.; Alliance with The North West Company by Defresne.


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