GOOD WEEK BAD WEEK
- Dicksons fears impact of Hexham plans. // Cabinet Maker;3/7/2003, Issue 5327, p3
Reports on the criticism of the furniture retailer Dickinsons for the Hexam Council plans in Great Britain. Impact of the plan on the retailers; Regeneration of the town center.
- Compulsory closure 'an opportunity for change'. // Cabinet Maker;11/18/2011, Issue 5764, p10
The article reports on the plan of furniture manufacturer United Carpets and Beds to close one of its stores in Nottingham, England and refurbish three other stores in the area to comply with Nottingham City Council in relation to a proposed city tramline.
- Norwich bug alert. // Cabinet Maker;2/8/2008, Issue 5574, p31
The article reports on the business moves of Norwich City Council in England. The Council is having to rechannel resources from fighting anti-social behaviour, in the form of graffiti and fly-posting, into dealing with bedbugs. Moreover, the city is becoming infested with the mites. It has been...
- BAD WEEK. // Cabinet Maker;4/28/2006, Issue 5485, p35
The article reports that the Dundee City Council threatened to issue court summonses and eviction notices against tenants who abandon unwanted furniture on common landings. The ruling came after an old sofa was dumped outside a second floor flat and subsequently set alight by arsonists.
- Wheelchair user told bathing is not vital. // Community Care;8/19/2004, Issue 1536, p12
Provides information on several complaints against social services made to the British Local Government Ombudsman in 2003. Reason of a disabled homeless man for not bathing for 17 months; Amount charged upon a homeless single father for having furniture in his temporary accommodation; Threat...
- MFI fined. // Cabinet Maker;3/9/2007, Issue 5528, p5
The article reports that Mullard Furniture Industries (MFI) has been fined Â£ 1, 000 and ordered to pay Â£ 165 cost by Peterborough Magistrates' Court on March 1, 2007, due to the display of it's pricing sale banner without permission. The store's banner was seen attached to a crash barrier...
- Gostin boss attacks council. // Cabinet Maker;3/21/2008, Issue 5580, p30
The article presents a reprint of the article "Gostin Boss Attacks Council," which appeared in the March 23, 1984 issue of "Cabinet Maker." Marketing director David Simpson of Gostin attacked council members for their left wing policies on furniture in Liverpool, England. Simpson pointed out...
- She's out to cull rotten retailers. Allegheny, Ray // Furniture/Today;4/30/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 33, p2
The article reports on a statute proposed by New York City Council member Helen Sears that calls for the licensing of furniture stores. The proposal would also authorize the city's Department of Consumer Affairs to revoke the store's license if it could be proven the store broke its contract...
- GOVERNMENT ALERT. // Crain's New York Business;4/5/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 14, p36
Bidders for the city's lucrative street furniture franchise have hired a bevy of high-powered lobbyists to plead their cases with City Hall. Clear Channel Outdoor has hired longtime lobbyist Claudia Wagner, while Spanish outdoor advertising firm Cemusa is represented by Suri Kasirer, a lobbyist...