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Trade Show, Conference Readied for
Baltimore, MD The ninth annual Kitchen & Bath Design Expo,
sponsored by Kitchen & Bath Design News and several industry
partners, is set for kickoff late next month at the Baltimore
Grohe America Parent Acquired In Major
Bloomingdale, IL In the largest leveraged buyout in German history,
BC Partners, a London-based investment group, has acquired
Friedrich Grohe AG, the parent company of Grohe America, the
by Clay Patrick
CAROL STREAM, IL
You hear on the news that your local weatherman's house is hit by
lightning. At the doctor's office, your physician enters the rooms
sneezing and sniffling from a raging head cold. Or perhaps your
When The Titanic opened on Broadway, I was first on line to get
tickets. Last month's twice-in-a-lifetime full lunar eclipse had me
hanging eagerly out my window, anxious to catch a glimpse of
history. When Mark McGwire hit that 62nd home run, breaking...
ISSFA, K&BDN Form Exclusive New
Henderson, NV Kitchen & Bath Design News and the International
Solid Surface Fabricators Association (ISSFA) have established a
strategic alliance that will include jointly- sponsored training
sessions and a...
In my experience, most homeowners prefer a countertop with a
coved backsplash to the alternative, and for good reason. There's
little doubt that a coved backsplash is more sanitary and easier to
keep clean than a loose backsplash installed separately...
Little kitchens are showing up increasingly in non-traditional
places, and the opportunities for creative designers are bountiful.
Examples of these kitchens include juice bars, master suite or
morning kitchens and outdoor kitchens. Today's lifestyle...
Let me guess: If you had a nickel for every time someone tried
to sell you a Web site for your business, you could retire. And on
top of that, one company seems to be offering apples and another,
oranges. How do you decide between one company's offer...
What puts the "show" in showroom? It may be a stunning
collection of kitchen vignettes, displays so real you can cook your
dinner on them or an innovative layout that piques customers'
curiosity, drawing them effortlessly through the...
Casual Comfort Scores Touchdown in Bath
by Barbara Capella Loehr
PLANO, TX When you play for a professional football team,
life can be stressful, with all the travel and the pressure to play
well not to mention the grueling physical demands on the...
Things to Consider When Developing a
Orlando, FL Dealers need to have a clear idea in place when
creating a Web site, as well as know their options and the
differences between them. That's the opinion of Louis Hall, CKD,
CBD, CID, of the...
One challenge all kitchen/bath distributors face is the tendency
for operating costs to increase even while margins are under
pressure due to competitive forces in the market. A major element
of these costs is order processing, warehousing and delivery...