Southern Storms Wreak Havoc on Furniture Industry

Southern Storms Wreak Havoc on Furniture Industry

Sarah Coffey
Apr 29, 2011

Storms that ripped across the southern states this week caused severe damage to the furniture industry. Furniture Today reports "At least one furniture plant was destroyed and others were damaged in severe storms Wednesday." The sobering news also includes the death of Davis Furniture executive Lynn Davis, who was killed in Mississippi "when a tornado swept away a truck he was driving." More news and links below.

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Photo: Meggan Haller for The New York Times | New York Times Syndicate

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