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Giant Carpet declares bankruptcy PDF Print E-mail
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TORONTO - According to reports in at least two media outlets, Giant Carpet & Flooring has declared bankruptcy, a victim of a sagging housing market and slumping consumer confidence.

Both the Toronto Star and CityNews.ca reported that the 12-unit chain owes about $5.2 million. The flooring specialist apparently closed its doors late last week, putting 100 people out of work and leaving customers scrambling for their unfilled orders.

The Richmond Hill-based Perry Krieger and Associates Inc. have been appointed trustee-in-bankruptcy. The bankruptcy documents have yet to be published.

The Toronto-based liquidation specialist Danbury Sales will handle the sale of Giant's remaining inventory.

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Some 145 people from across the industry took part in Cantrex Nationwide’s annual charity golf classic recently. This year, some $10,000 was raised to benefit the ‘Take the Kids to Camp’ initiative of the Salvation Army. Here, Lt. Col. Sandra Rice (left), commander of the Ontario Central East division is accepting a cheque from CNW chief operating officer Jeannine Ghaleb and Jim Mahoney, vice president of photography and consumer electronics.


 

 

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