TITLE

$1B 'curse' rattles Rooms' Seaman

AUTHOR(S)
Engel, Clint
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;02/19/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Interviews Rooms to Go President Jeff Seaman regarding the implications of the company's achievement of the billion-dollar mark in 2000. Companies that have had bad experiences after clearing the milestone; Estimated sales of the Duluth, Georgia-based retailer in 2000; Seaman's forecasts for the company; Strategies for growth; Projects planned in 2001.
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4123427

 

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