TITLE

Acquired Danish chain eyes growth

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;4/1/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p204
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on private equity company Advent International's acquisition of Ilva, the second-largest furniture retailer in Denmark. Ilva's continued focus on stylish presentations and price; Emphasis on services such as home delivery and special orders.
ACCESSION #
9463000

 

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