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Event Honors Jeff Louis
Tustin, CA Jeff Louis, founder and president of Louis and
Company, a major cabinet industry distribution firm based in Brea
CA, was honored by cabinet hardware executives at a recent surprise
About 150 corporate...
Stocks Rise in Face of Tailspin
Fears that corporate earnings may be hurt by continued interest
rate hikes sent Wall Street into a tailspin in July, although
stocks associated with the kitchen and bath market managed to edge
Seminar Series Set Again in '01
Hackensack, NJ The well-received "Managing for Profit" business
management seminar series sponsored for the past two years by
Kitchen & Bath Design News and the National Kitchen & Bath
Association will be offered in an...
To keep a stable and dedicated staff, our firm has to be flexible
in our approach to work hours.
New Web Site Assists With Tool Selection
Hauppauge, NY A new Web site aimed at providing construction
trade professionals with better pricing on new and used power
tools, as well as a wide range of other related supplies, has been
Online Firms Form Alliance
Beaverton, OR Handyman Online, a leading on-line contractor
referral service, has formed a partnership with domania.com, a
leading education and information destination for home buyers,
sellers and owners, the company...
Welcome to the 'Webolution,' Architects
Philadelphia Architects and designers, like other business
professionals and consumers, are witnessing the onset of an
Internet revolution that will eventually make the industrial
revolution "pale in...
Sam Warwick, Bryan Zolfo, Glenn Brody, Jeff Cannata, Tom
Trzcinski and Jeani Lee all share a similar good news-bad news
dichotomy that's, sadly, far too familiar to many businesses in the
kitchen and bath industry these days.
All of them either own...
Fabricators Share Optimism, Concerns in
Today's solid surface fabricators, while generally optimistic
about the future of their industry, are concerned about losing
market share to competitive products, rising material prices and
Importance of High-Tech Wiring Stressed for Today's
Flushing, NY While most of the industry's attention is focused
on the impact of the technological revolution on the Internet and
e-business, kitchen and bath designers should not fail to...
NKBA Launches Program for Sponsorships
Hackettstown, NJ Members of the National Kitchen & Bath
Association can now sponsor any one of more than 25 programs and
events offered throughout the year as part of the association's
KCMA Sets Conference
Reston, VA The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association's 13th
Annual Management Conference, Exposition and Plant Tours will take
place Nov. 11-14 in Birmingham, AL, the KCMA announced.
The event, said the KCMA, is aimed at...
Internet Is a Source for Getting Ideas, Rather Than
Hackettstown, NJ A growing number of homeowners are using the
Internet to gather remodeling and decorating ideas, but they remain
split on where to actually purchase the home products and...
Study Projects Major Changes in U.S.
CAMBRIDGE, MA The changing composition of American households over
the next decade should continue to redefine both new home buyers
and residential remodeling consumers, while pushing the value...
Walker Zanger Moves Offices
Sylmar, CA Walker Zanger, the supplier of stone and ceramic tile,
has moved its Sun Valley, CA headquarters to a new location here,
the company announced.
The company's new 32,000-sq.-ft. office space will house...
Florim USA Begins Porcelain Production
Clarksville, TN Florim USA,a leading tile manufacturer based
here, has begun the production of porcelain at its manufacturing
facilities in Clarksville, becoming only the second manufacturer to
Habitat for Humanity Home First to Employ Universal
Raleigh, NC The first Habitat for Humanity home that incorporates
universal design principles has been built by Habitat for Humanity
officials working in conjunction with the Center...
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Web Site Offers Symbols Library For Kitchen and Bath
Chicago A new Web site offering the first manufacturer-specific,
downloadable CAD symbols library for kitchen, bath and
home-building professionals has been launched here, according to
Solo Approach Boosts Creativity for
By Susan Harper
BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADAWhile most of the world is still
contentedly settled in slumber, a lone light burns bright in a
house in British Colombia, Canada. In that room, Carolyn...
Love's Labour Lost
In the past, "blame the economy" has been directed at such ills
as inflation, a dismal profit margin, higher taxes and having to
lay people off.
These days, the economy is fostering woes at the other end of
the scale. A nation of...
K&BDN Cites Top Firms as 2000 Award
Hackensack, NJ A total of 24 companies including kitchen and
bath dealerships, distributors, manufacturers, sales reps and
others are being honored by Kitchen & Bath Design News as
winners of the 2000...
In A Whole New Light
When it comes to lighting up the kitchen and bath industry, the
future of technology is clearly at hand.
A growing interest in contemporary lighting has brought new
designs into the fold that combine both functionality and...
Lawsuits Mark Dispute Over Hi-MACS Pacts
A pair of lawsuits have been filed in what has now developed
into a full-blown legal dispute between a leading solid surface
material supplier and the company that had been serving as its
exclusive U.S. sales...
Internet Firm Aids in Home Building Effort
Lexington, KY Company officials from DIYonline.com, a leading
custom home improvement project Web site, took part last month in
an effort to build a home for a needy central Kentucky family here,