Cookes duo to open contemporary chain
- Darlington's Top 10. Darlington, Hank // Supply House Times;Oct2007, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p66
The article lists the top 10 items that must be considered by a company to ensure maximum success of its showroom, which include developing of strong partnerships with key vendors; teaching selling skills, and setting a minimum goal of earning a 40% gross profit margin.
- Consumers! Aren't they just priceless. // Cabinet Maker;01/23/98, Issue 5072, p33
Relates a story in which a consumer in Great Britain asked the retailer Cookes Furniture to match the lower price of a furniture suite found in Cookes's other store. Customer's failure to recognize that the two suites she found differed in fabric and leather.
- Avanti opens larger store. Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today;3/11/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p36
Reports the launching of Avanti Fine showroom in Frankfort, Illinois. Expansion of product levels; Enhancement of customer service; Variety of contemporary goods.
- Hypnos to expand showroom. // Cabinet Maker;4/4/2003, Issue 5331, p4
Reports on the expansion of the showroom of Hypnos.
- Cookes' parties the night away. // Cabinet Maker;12/04/98, Issue 5117, p28
Focuses on the triple celebration at Cookes Furniture's Christchurch store in London, England. Wedding of Cookes' chairman and founder Ted to Pauline; Fifth anniversary of the Christchurch branch; Extension and refurbishment of the store.
- Midlands independent doubles profits. // Cabinet Maker;7/22/2011, Issue 5747, p5
The article reports on the increase in pre tax profits of independent furniture retailer Cookes Furniture Ltd. for the year ending March 31, 2011 in Great Britain.
- Cookes Furniture 'recognises need' as it starts selling online. // Cabinet Maker;8/28/2015, Issue 5946, p5
The article reports on the plan of retail company Cookes Furniture Ltd. to sell online to provide consumers a clicks-and-bricks service.
- The Dream Team. // Cabinet Maker;9/4/2015, Issue 5947, p16
The article evaluates new web interface, Complete The Look, launched by Cookes Furniture Ltd.
- Horizon Furniture expands showroom. // Journal of Business (10756124);4/4/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 8, pA10
Reports the expansion of showroom of Horizon Furniture Inc. Size of the showroom; Plans of the company to increase sales; Beautification of the area.