TITLE

Drexel takes first steps toward rebuilding brand

AUTHOR(S)
Edmonds, Tom
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;10/28/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the re-engineering and enhancement of the retail presentation of furniture manufacturer Drexel Heritage Furniture Corp. in 2002. Acquisition by Furniture Brands International Inc.; Marketing strategy; New designs.
ACCESSION #
7700897

 

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