Lumber Liquidators Responds To Action By Federal Authorities
TOANO, Va., Sept. 27, 2013
TOANO, Va., Sept.27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the
largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, today
commented on actions taken by Federal authorities, which relate to the
importation of certain of the Company's wood flooring products. Yesterday,
sealed search warrants were executed at the Company's corporate offices in
Toano and Richmond, Virginia by the Department of Homeland Security's
Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Company takes its sourcing and compliance very seriously, and is
cooperating with authorities to provide them with requested information.
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Lumber Liquidators sources its products directly from approximately 110
domestic and international mills around the world. As a result of the normal
course of business, the Company is subject to a range of international and
domestic regulations. Due to the scale of its international and domestic
operations, Lumber Liquidators has policies and procedures in place for the
sourcing, harvesting and manufacturing of its products designed to comply with
federal and other regulations related to the importation of wood flooring
products. The Company has more than 60 professionals around the world who
perform and monitor those processes. Quality is a key component of Lumber
Liquidators' value proposition, and through its commitment to continuous
improvement, the Company invests significant resources for quality control and
About Lumber Liquidators
With over 305 locations, Lumber Liquidators is North America's largest
specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. The Company features more than 340
first quality flooring varieties, including solid and engineered hardwood,
bamboo, cork, laminate and resilient vinyl. Additionally, Lumber Liquidators
provides a wide selection of flooring enhancements and accessories to
complement, install and maintain your new floor. Every location is staffed
with flooring experts who can provide advice and useful information about
Lumber Liquidators' low priced product, much of which is in-stock and ready
With quality brands including Bellawood Prefinished Hardwood and Morning Star
Bamboo, Lumber Liquidators' flooring is often featured on popular television
shows such as HGTV's Dream Home.
For more information, please visit www.lumberliquidators.com or call
1.800.HARDWOOD. You can also follow the Company on Facebook and Twitter.
This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" as defined in the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. These statements are based on
currently available information as of the date of such statements and are
subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ.
The Company specifically disclaims any obligation to update these statements
which speak only as of their respective dates, except as may be required under
the federal securities laws. Information regarding these additional risks and
uncertainties is contained in the Company's filings with the Securities and
For further information contact:
Lumber Liquidators Investors Relations
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