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Alberto Named to K&BDN Editorial Team
Melville, NY Susan Alberto has joined Kitchen & Bath Design
News' editorial team as managing editor, K&BDN announced.
Alberto will work out of the Melville office, in conjunction with
K&BDN editor Janice Costa and...
Positive Signs Continue On
A series of positive economic indicators continued to define the
health of the kitchen/bath and housing markets as the third quarter
of 1999 wound down, according to the latest figures released by the
Wilsonart Parent Firm OKs Merger
Deerfield, IL Premark International Inc., the $2.7-billion
manufacturer of commercial and consumer products and the parent
company of Wilsonart International and Florida Tile has entered
into a multi-billion-dollar...
BKBG Elects Slate of Officers
Toledo, OH A slate of new officers and directors has been elected
by the Bath and Kitchen Buying Group, Inc., the organization
The officers and directors were elected as part of the
'Intangible' Assets Called Critical To Kitchen and Bath
Baltimore, MD Intangible assets such as a company's "good will
value" and "going concern value" are critical yet often overlooked
factors in establishing the true worth of a kitchen...
Dealers, Designers Rate Supplier Support Generally
Kitchen/bath dealers and designers feel the overall level of
support being offered to them by product manufacturers is generally
favorable, although most say support services are no better...
Stocks Strong, But Unsettled
Stocks of publicly-traded companies with ties to the kitchen and
bath industry posted gains in September, even as the rest of Wall
Street remained unsettled in amid continuing fears of inflation and
As a child, growing up in a house with far more children than
bathrooms, I remember carefully guarding those few precious moments
of shower or primping time, before the pounding on the door told me
my "private time" was up.'
While our pink-tiled...
'Presidential Suite' Has a Bathroom With a
by Susan Alberto
LAGUNA BEACH, CA When you're the president of one of the nation's
largest manufacturers of prison-plumbing fixtures, and you want to
remodel your home, it certainly helps to be...
Fabrication Training Center Set by ISSFA
Henderson, NV A new Training and Education Center aimed at
providing technical and general business information for solid
surface fabricators will be established by the International Solid
Operating Reports Needed to Stay Organized, According to
Hackettstown, NJ Operating reports form the organizational basis
of a well-run kitchen and bath design/remodeling firm and can
either reduce or increase organizational stress and...
New Strategic Plan, Goals Implemented by
Hackettstown, NJ The Board of Directors of the National Kitchen
& Bath Association has "charted a new course" for the
association, developing a strategic plan "that focuses on
membership development and...
Maytag Obtains Universal Kitchen
Providence, RI Maytag Corp. has signed a technology transfer
agreement to obtain exclusive worldwide rights to the "Universal
Kitchen," an integrated kitchen design concept developed by the
Rhode Island School of...
New Survey Pinpoints Dishwasher Usage
Dishwashers are playing a growing role in today's kitchens, being
used an average of 4.5 times a week and being viewed as either
"important" or a "can't be done without" appliance by some 87...
Vanities Get Personal
With an ever-increasing emphasis on personalization in the
bath, the only sure trend in vanities is that anything - and
everything - goes.
BY CLAY PATRICK
For years now, bath design has played second fiddle to the...
Symposium Reviews Design, Technology
San Francisco A panel of five nationally renowned kitchen and
bath speakers including K&BDN publisher Eliot Sefrin
addressed the question of whether a home can be both
technologically advanced and personally...
Policies Seen Helping With Change Orders
Baltimore, MD An intelligent policy that details procedures
governing how change orders are handled for kitchen and bath
remodeling projects can go a long way toward ensuring that a
design/ remodeling company...