M&S denies Conran move
- the business. Hosking, Patrick // New Statesman;3/15/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4679, p32
Comments on the design industry and Vittorio Radice at Marks & Spencer. Example of the British Home Stores executive Sir Terence Conran who failed to turnaround the company; Philip Green, a deal-maker who became a billionaire; Opinion that Radice is trying to coerce the public into a design...
- A name to be reckoned with. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;12/6/2002, Issue 5316, p1
Comments on the impact of the partnership between designer Terence Conran and Christie-Tyler Co. to the furniture market in Great Britain. Details on the creation of the Content Co.; Implications of mass marketing plans of Conran; Conran designed furniture to be launched at The Furniture Show.
- Turning the tables. Relph-Knight, Lynda // Design Week;12/5/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p4
Commends Terence Conran for a deal struck with furniture manufacturer Christie-Tyler. Attention to mass market for furniture; Positive effect on design-awareness; Improvement in the choice of modern furniture since launching of Habitat housing program.
- GOOD WEEK BAD WEEK. // Cabinet Maker;4/8/2005, Issue 5433, p39
This article presents information about developments related to furniture trade as of April 8, 2005. Nevada taxidermist Jeanette Hail has launched pet cushions. Bereaved owners send the body of their pet to Hail and she uses its skin as one half of a cushion, with fabric on the other. It was a...
- New head at Content. // Cabinet Maker;12/15/2006, Issue 5518, p3
The article reports on the appointment of Mike Kingsbury as chief executive of British furniture manufacturer Content By Conran. He replaces Stephan Andersson, who resigned in November 2006. Kingsbury was a former chief operating officer at Laura Ashley. Terence Conran designed the collection at...
- Conran to launch affordable range. // Design Week;12/5/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p5
Reports on Terence Conran's re-entry into the mass furniture market through a deal with furniture maker Christie-Tyler. Effort to launch an affordable range of products; Content by Conran as name of the joint venture.
- Content for the people. Gay, Alison // Cabinet Maker;4/4/2003, Issue 5331, p20
Focuses on the impact of the partnership between Sir Terence Conran and Christie-Tyler. Accessibility of affordable furniture to the mass market; Creation of a more modern home environment; Production of furniture that hits the price point.
- Double figure gains in furniture sector. Friars, Austin // Cabinet Maker;01/19/2001, Issue 5221, p6
Reports on the gains posted by the furniture industry in Great Britain. Gains by Marks & Spencer PLC on a buying spree by investment fund in the United States; Oversupply in shares prior to a trading update.
- Furniture defies M&S sales trend. // Cabinet Maker;01/21/2000, Issue 5171, p5
Reports on an increase in furniture and furnishings sales at Marks & Spencer over the 1999 Christmas period.