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20-20 Set to Begin Annual Road
Chicago 20-20 Technologies Inc., a provider of kitchen design
software and other specialty software design products based in
Laval, Quebec, Canada, will stop in more than 25 cities coast to
coast during its...
Designers Offered Safety Guidelines for Protection on
Selling kitchens and baths is generally an extremely rewarding
profession. Unfortunately, it's taking place these days in a world
that occasionally subjects kitchen/bath professionals...
The sun is shining, teal-blue-green waves are whooshing softly
on the shore, and I can all but see the suntanned waiter appearing,
pina colada in hand.
Actually, it's raining out, but on my computer screen saver,
it's just another day in...
Wolf Appliance Wins Award
Madison, WI Wolf Appliance Co., a Madison, WI-based manufacturer
of luxury cooking instruments and corporate companion of Sub-Zero
Freezer Co., has received the 2002 Industrial Design Excellence
Award (IDEA), presented...
Woodmark Posts. Record Gains
Red Lion, PA American Woodmark Corp., the publicly traded
cabinet manufacturer based here, posted record results for the
company's fiscal fourth quarter ended April 30, 2002, corporate
Cabinets by Nichols Celebrates 50
Bargersville, IN Cabinets By Nichols, Inc., a manufacturer of
custom cabinets, based here, is celebrating its fiftieth year in
business during 2002.
Founded in 1952 by Robert E. Nichols, Sr. in Greenwood...
KCMA Elects Officers, Board
Reston, VA New officers and a new board of directors have been
elected for 2002-'03 by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers
Association, the KCMA announced.
The officers and directors were elected at the KCMA's...
Alliance Set Between ICPA, Business
McLean, VA The International Cast Polymer Association (ICPA), a
trade organization with close ties to the kitchen and bath market,
has announced a partnership with the National Federation of
KCMA Schedules Conference, Tours
Reston, VA The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association has
scheduled its 14th Annual Management Conference, Exposition and
Plant Tours for October in the Northwest, the association
Home Builders' 9/11 Relief Fund Nets Nearly
Washington, DC The Home Builders Care Victims' Relief Fund has
closed its books after distributing almost $10 million donated by
the nation's home building industry to victims of the Sept...
Market Continues On Growth Curve
Driven by a robust housing market that continues to run counter
to the still-sluggish U.S. economy, the kitchen and bath industry
is demonstrating continued growth as the second half of 2002 gets
ImproveNet Inc. Liquidating Assets
Redwood City, CA ImproveNet Inc., the Internet-related firm
which matches homeowners' remodeling needs with local pre-screened
contractors, will begin liquidating certain assets while it reviews
Getting your name out there to create more customers is what the
kitchen and bath industry is all about. People have to know about
you, what you sell and where you are. You want to look like you're
not only in business, but you're successful at it...
Kitchen & Bath Design News lost a valued, long-time member
of our family last month and, somehow, the magazine will never
quite be the same.
Within the same industry, why are some firms highly
successful while others can't make a go of it?
All, Inc., a St. Paul/Minneapolis-based "whotailer" selling
cabinetry, plumbing, appliances and home decorating materials,
recently embarked on creating two new showrooms.
Fortunately, the company's search for the ideal spot in St. Paul
Re-Bath Holds National Conference
Mesa, AZ Re-Bath Corp., a manufacturer of custom bathtub liners,
based here, recently held its National Dealer Conference in
The goal of the conference, according to the company, was to
Best in Show
Today's most successful showrooms act as warm and friendly
gathering places, filled with live displays, knowledgeable staff,
innovative ideas, statement-making color and plenty of little
by Janice Anne Costa
What makes a...
Marketing Online Viewed as Key to Business Success,
What's the best way to reach customers 24 hours a day? Well,
online of course. But, did you know that, each day, the speed of
online knowledge is rapidly increasing, and combined...
New Show Dates Announced for K/BIS 2003
Orlando, FL The 2003 Kitchen/ Bath Industry Show (K/BIS) and
National Kitchen & Bath Conference, to be held at the Orange
County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, has been rescheduled for
Designer Mixes Homey & High-Tech
By Daina Darzin Manning
LONG ISLAND, NY Susan Serra started her career in a traditional
way, by getting a job in a showroom. But, that was the last
predictable thing that happened to her, she...