TITLE

A gap too large to plug?

AUTHOR(S)
Kidd, Andrew
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;4/11/2003, Issue 5332, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the performance of the furniture industry in Great Britain. Closure of the factories of Ducal; Number of jobs lost in the furnishing manufacturing sector; Plans of the firms to move production overseas.
ACCESSION #
9768834

 

Related Articles

  • More layoffs at Ducal's Andover factory.  // Cabinet Maker;12/6/2002, Issue 5316, p4 

    Reports on the dismissal of employees at Ducal's Andover factory in Hampshire, England.

  • Beds take centre stage with Ducal.  // Cabinet Maker;12/08/2000, Issue 5217, p4 

    Highlights the 2000 Ducal At Home furniture trade show in Great Britain. Featuring of Ducal's pine furniture designs; Bed styles; Rattan furniture.

  • Ducal viewed in four clicks of a mouse.  // Cabinet Maker;3/14/2003, Issue 5328, p4 

    Reports on the enhancement of the web site of British furniture firm Ducal.

  • Hammonds on track to grow.  // Cabinet Maker;10/4/2002, Issue 5307, p4 

    Focuses on expansion plans of Richard Hammonds, the joint managing director of the furniture company Ducal. Plans for a nationwide expansion of the chain of furniture stores; Reason for expansion of the company.

  • Ducal opens a door for rivals.  // Cabinet Maker;4/11/2003, Issue 5332, p3 

    Reports on the closure of the factories of the furniture company Ducal in Great Britain. Number of dismissed staff; Plans of the firm to launch replacement product ranges; Benefits of the closure for the company.

  • Losing direction and a family formula.  // Cabinet Maker;4/11/2003, Issue 5332, p7 

    Focuses on the performance of the furniture firm Ducal in Great Britain. Effect of the resignation of Geoffrey Wiseman on the performance of the company; Lack of expertise; Views of the retailers on the move of Wiseman.

  • Stag to make 68 redundant.  // Cabinet Maker;10/22/99, Issue 5160, p6 

    Reports that the Stag Furniture company will shed 15 percent of its workforce in an effort to reduce costs.

  • Gabberts lays off employees in Dallas, Minneapolis.  // Furniture/Today;9/29/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p68 

    Reports on the retrenchment of employees by Gabbert in the U.S. Centralization of the customer care functions; Result of the pending outsourcing of in-house credit programs; Improvement of productivity.

  • Ducal.  // Cabinet Maker;11/19/99, Issue 5164, p20 

    Features the Hampshire, England-based office cabinet manufacturer Ducal, recipient of the 1999 Furniture Industry Awards for its Sandpiper bookcase/hi-fi cabinet. Design of Sandpiper bookcase/hi-fi cabinet; Other finalists in the awards; Background of the Furniture Industry Awards.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics