- Parker Knoll joins Christie-Tyler stable. // Cabinet Maker;3/11/2005, Issue 5429, p3
Reports on the purchase of Parker Knoll by Christie-Tyler from Silentnight Group in Great Britain. Nee d for changing some of the product without hurting the quality; Comment of Christie-Tyler chief executive Scott Malvenan on acquiring the brand; Negotiation on the sale of the Nathan brand.
- C-T tipped for Parker Knoll buy. // Cabinet Maker;2/25/2005, Issue 5427, p3
The article reports that Christie-Tyler is the likely buyer of Parker Knoll. A decision is expected in the next week. Parker Knoll owner Silentnight Group has been in exclusive negotiations with the would-be bidder for a month. A decision had been expected by the end of January but no agreement...
- C-T parent denies sale. // Cabinet Maker;7/2/2004, Issue 5395, p6
Reports that venture capital group, Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst has denied rumors in the furniture industry that it has sold upholstery subsidiary, Christie-Tyler.
- An opportunity to make the brands deliver. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;11/5/2004, Issue 5413, p9
Analyzes the problems encountered by Silentnight Group with its acquired name brands, Parker Knoll, Stag and Nathan. Losses suffered by the company's furniture brand; Failure to get the right operating margin; Other retailers and businesses interested in the brands.
- Ducal taken off the market. Kahl, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;1/14/2005, Issue 5421, p3
The article reports that Ducal has been taken off the market by Silentnight Group, as it has been unable to find a buyer willing to meet its valuation for the brand. The sale of Parker Knoll is increasingly unlikely to be completed in time for any new owners to show it at 'The Furniture Show,'...
- Letters. Hawkridge, David; Barrell, Peter Wesley; Parkins, Chris // Cabinet Maker;6/9/2006, Issue 5491, p8
Several letters to the editor are presented concerning the furniture industry in Great Britain. One letter comments on the government lack of action to deal with the problem on non-complying furniture imports. While another letter is calling for the government to address the problem faced by...
- Letters. // Cabinet Maker;12/17/2004, Issue 5419, p8
Presents several letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. Appreciation for offer to help costumers of furniture company Courts; Criticism of Silentnight Furniture for not fulfilling orders placed in good faith; Comments on indecency in advertisement.
- Living and dining. // Cabinet Maker;1/21/2005, Issue 5422, p24
This article presents information on several recently launched furniture products. The Avoca dining range from Gola Furniture is available in the Louis Philippe style in European cherry with a lightly distressed finish. The Flagstone dining range from Baker Furniture combines fruitwood and a...
- Marketing award for silentnight. // Cabinet Maker;01/28/2000, Issue 5172, p1
Reports that the marketing team at Silentnight Beds has received the Consumer Marketing award at the Furniture Industry Awards gala dinner for its advertising campaign featuring a hippo and duck.