Sleeping giant begins to stir
- C-T development centre to close. // Cabinet Maker;8/22/2003, Issue 5352, p5
Reports on the reorganization of the upholstery firm Christie-Tyler in Great Britain. Structure set up by James Benfield for the company; Closure of the development center of the firm; Effect of the closure on the sales agents.
- Affording luxury. Booth, Hannah // Design Week;2/13/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p11
Reports on Christie-Tyler's plans for its Content by Conran furniture range in Great Britain. Target consumers; Comments from James Benfield, chief executive of Christie-Tyler about the range; Benfield's career in the industry.
- Bigger is better. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;2/14/2003, Issue 5324, p5
Focuses on the business strategies employed by chief operating officer James Benfield regarding the business restructuring of Christie-Tyler. Streamlining on the operational management and decision making of the company; Introduction of common standards. INSET: Who's who.
- C-T's Sanderson launch spearheads branding. // Cabinet Maker;1/18/2002, Issue 5270, p1
Reports on Christie-Tyler's attempts to develop its upholstery companies into consumer brands in Great Britain.
- C-T to close Blenheim. // Cabinet Maker;2/8/2002, Issue 5273, p3
Informs that Great Britain-based upholstery maker Blenheim is being closed by parent Christie-Tyler.
- Inevitable break-up. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;8/12/2005, Issue 5451, p18
Looks at the demise of British upholstery manufacturer, Christie-Tyler. Financial problems of the company; Decline in sales in 2003; Closing of several firms and factories to eliminate excess capacity. INSETS: Christie-Tyler by numbers;Facts and figures;Who is Hicks, Muse, Tate and Furst?.
- MBO indicated for C-T and Walker & Homer sell off. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;05/15/98, Issue 5088, p2
Reports on the management buyout for Christie-Tyler and Walker & Homer, two of Great Britain's largest upholstery manufacturers. Reasons for the management buyout instead of floating them on the stock market; Combined turnover and operating profit of the two companies together with the office...
- Growth for C-T as sister group slows. // Cabinet Maker;03/12/99, Issue 5129, p4
Reports on the earnings of British upholstery firm Christie-Tyler and sister company Walker & Homer in 1998.
- Hillsdown might sell Christie Tyler and Walker & Homer. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;03/13/98, Issue 5079, p5
Reports on the possibility that Hillsdown Holdings may put upholstery companies Christie Tyler and Walker & Home for sale as part of a disposal review. Increase in the combined profits of the two companies in 1997; Current furniture trading of Hillsdown as satisfactory.