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Durden to Head AHAM Division
Washington, D.C. Liston P. Durden, senior v.p./president of
marketing for Greenwood, MS-based Viking Range Corp., has been
appointed chairman of the Association of Home Appliance
Manufacturers' (AHAM) Major Appliance...
Category 1 Overall Excellence in Operating a Kitchen
& Bath Dealership
First place: Morris Black & Sons, Lehigh Valley,
Firm Serves Multiple Markets With One Level of Excellence
Some people believe in doing one thing only, and doing it...
New Showplace Features 'Best' In Italian
Los Angeles The "very best" in Italian design, including products
with kitchen and bath applications, has been put on display in an
elaborate new showplace located in the West Hollywood...
POLYCON 2002 Set for February
Charlotte, NC "Sharing Our Best Kept Secret" will be the theme
for POLYCON 2002, the annual trade show and conference sponsored by
the International Cast Polymer Association (ICPA), the trade
Market Continues Impressive Resilience
There are few signs that the faltering U.S. economy is seriously
impacting the housing and kitchen/bath markets, as residential
construction continues to demonstrate strength in the face of
Planit Holdings Buys CAD/CAM Software
Charlotte, NC Planit Holdings plc, the parent company of
Planit-Autograph, Cabinet Vision and CabnetWare, has acquired Licom
Systems Ltd., a major British-based supplier of woodworking
software, the company...
Cygnus Unit Aiding Charity For New York
College Park, MD Cygnus Business Media, the parent company of
Kitchen & Bath Design News and approximately 50 other
business-to-business magazines, is assisting in fundraising efforts
on behalf of...
It was a cool and sunny Monday morning when I sat down to write
my editorial page, for once, ahead of schedule. Excellence and
leadership were the topics I planned to address; still wired from
what I'd seen with K&BDN's 2001 Industry Leadership...
North American ISH Endorsed By Rep
Atlanta ISH North America, the international trade show that will
be launched next year for the kitchen/bath and related industries,
has won the endorsement of the Association of Industry
Quality Custom Cabinetry Marks Plant
New Holland, PA Quality Custom Cabinetry, Inc., the custom cabinet
manufacturer headquartered here, has cited its new manufacturing
and corporate expansion and honored its employees with a
We've all done it. We've all been approached by salespeople,
eagerly offering their help, and we've promptly dismissed them
with, "No, thanks, I'm just browsing." But, we weren't really just
browsing. We simply wanted some time to get our bearings...
Fabrication Training Set By ISSFA
Henderson, NV The Training & Education Center operated by the
International Solid Surface Fabricators Association has announced a
comprehensive 2001-'02 schedule of educational courses aimed at
Category 5 Most Innovative Showroom or Use of
First place: DJ Mehler Collections, San Francisco,
Showroom Offers Traditional Displays in Contemporary Way
At the San Francisco, CA-based DJ Mehler Collections, a
Category 8 Outstanding Industry or Community
First place: Giorgi Kitchens & Designs, Inc.,
Low Income Housing Gets High-End Look
Brother Ronald may believe he has a guardian angel. The visionary
of the Ministry of...
Accessible Kitchen Designed to Grow With
By John Filippelli
HELENA, MTFor Ron Pearson, owner of Constructive Remedies located
here, the phrase "home is where the heart is" certainly rings true.
Working on a kitchen remodel for a husband...
BKBG, Forte To Conduct Fall
Bloomington, IL The Bath & Kitchen Buying Group, along with its
strategic ally the Forte Buying Group, Inc., will conduct their
Fall 2001 Conferences this month in this Chicago suburb, the pair
Category 3 Most Innovative Kitchen or Bath Retail
First place: RSI Kitchen & Bath, St. Louis,
Consumer Education Used as Marketing Tool
RSI Kitchen and Bath has no fear of the educated consumer. In fact,
Jenny Hagin, designer...
Category 4 Most Innovative Retail Business Management
First place: Kitchens by Deane, Stamford,
CT-Based Business Gets a Remodeling Job
Sometimes, the kitchen & bath design trade isn't just about
remodeling the home. During this past...
Category 2 Overall Excellence in operating a Kitchen
& Bath Distribution or "Whotail" Firm
First place: Reico Kitchen & Bath, Springfield,
Dual Service Strategy Fuels Firm's Success
There's a saying that you can't be all things to all people...
In my last column, I addressed problems that can sabotage
managers, and listed 10 ways to control interruptions. This month,
I'll look at ways to help you become more productive.
Those of us in the kitchen and bath industry tend to spend a lot
Category 7 Most Innovative Supplier Support
First place: Cardell Cabinets, San Antonio,
Rebate Offers Local Distributors a Lift
Strengthening business relationships is a primary consideration for
any manufacturer looking to grow and...