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Furniture Brands to lay off 1,400 in Mississippi, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Screen Shot 2013-09-09 at 2.33.23 PMSeveral sources have told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that Furniture Brands International has notified the state that it expects to lay off up to 1,451 people at its facilities in Mississippi.

Those facilities would be Lane Furniture, which has manufacturing plants in Belden and Saltillo, as well as an office and distribution center in Verona and another distribution center in Wren.

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About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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