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- Courts recovery plan on track. // Cabinet Maker;12/6/2002, Issue 5316, p3
Reports on the recovery plans of furniture distributor Courts Co. in Great Britain. Emphasis on strategic buying; Benefits of increasing turnover with key suppliers; Information on increase in sales of Courts furniture.
- AGENDA 2014. // Furniture/Today;5/5/2014, Vol. 38 Issue 35, p31
The article presents the agenda of the 2014 Bedding Conference to be held at Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate, Florida from May 14-16, 2014 for training the business experts related to the forming of business strategy for the growth of U.S. furniture industry.
- McKee clears the way to put Courts in profit. // Cabinet Maker;6/25/2004, Issue 5394, p3
Reports on the plan of Courts PLC in restoring the profitability of its business in Great Britain. Creation of a platform to restructure the supply chain; Recruitment of Bob Broadbridge as supply chain director; Investment of the company in staff training, particularly in product knowledge and...
- Borrowing breach finally tipped the balance. // Cabinet Maker;12/3/2004, Issue 5417, p3
Reports on the business failure of Courts PLC in Great Britain. Presentation of a revised business plan to bankers in the hope for the approval of commercial loans; Recruitment of restructuring firm Alvarez & Marsal to formulate other options for the British operation headed by Alan Fort;...
- Countdown to judgement day. // Cabinet Maker;1/14/2005, Issue 5421, p10
The article presents the author's recounts of his last days at Courts. I worked at Courts for approximately six weeks before SB Capital became KPMG's agents and made most of the head office staff redundant. From more or less the moment I arrived there, it was evident that the company was in a...
- Airsprung is looking up. // Cabinet Maker;6/7/2002, Issue 5290, p4
Details the plans of Airsprung to reposition its upholstery and bed companies in an attempt to improve its sales in Windsor, England. Factors contributing to the decline of the sales of Airsprung; Intention of the company to implement a cost reduction scheme; Increase in the demand for pocketed...
- In the shadows of bedding giants, Tier Two players find success. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;11/23/2015, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p20
The article focuses on the success strategies of smaller bedding producers in competitive bedding industry including slow and steady business strategy of Therapedic, Englander's success due to its ownership structure and marketing support give by Restonic to its dealers.
- Rivals gather to take over Courts. Lewis, Mark // Cabinet Maker;12/10/2005, Issue 5418, p5
Focuses on efforts of several retailers to win the battle to buy Courts from the administrator, KPMG. Details on the business problems of companies; Pledge to put value of customers' deposits; Difficulty in management buyout.
- Excel's Chinese line ready for fall rollout. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;9/8/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p32
Reports on the plan of Excel Bedding to market Chinese-made mattresses in the U.S. Retail price; Establishment of business alliance; Quality of the products. INSET: Beds to meet flame rules.