Furniture retailer Wickes has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. [Chicago Sun-Times]

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  1. The Great Aussie Evil says:

    IKEA effect.

  2. heypal says:

    But what will Father Guido Sarducci do now?

  3. MercuryPDX says:

    A friend of mine calls them “Prickes” because of one bad experience when buying a recliner.

  4. StinkyCat says:

    get ready for a liquidation sale …shiped in products and raised prices for one last bang.

  5. dotyoureyes says:

    Shocking. I can’t imagine why a store selling ugly, cheap furniture would struggle to stay in business.

    I went into a Wickes about 2 years ago… I literally could not find a SINGLE sofa in the entire store I would even consider purchasing — and I didn’t even look at a price tag!