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KWC Announces Design Contest
Norcross, GA KWC Faucets, the kitchen/bath faucet, sink and
accessories manufacturer based here, has launched an annual design
competition, the company announced.
The design competition is open to any project utilizing...
Experts Offer Tips for How to Maximize Showroom
For designers who want to add more "show" to their showrooms so
that customers will browse longer and ultimately buy more it's
critical to look at both the showroom's fundamental aesthetics and
BEMA Announces Award Winners
Topeka, KS The Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association (BEMA), a
non-profit association dedicated to the promotion of bath
enclosures, has named the winners of its Seventh Annual Design
Awards Competition, the...
Tips Given to Avoid Staff 'Peaking'
Keeping your sales staff from "peaking" or beginning to falter
just when they're on top of their game should be a prime goal of
sales managers in the kitchen and bath industry.
That's the view of John Graham, the...
Mealtime Pilot Program Tests 'Kitchen of the
By Janice Anne Costa
Americans have been fantasizing about the high-tech, futuristic
home since the days of The Jetsons. But, until recently, the idea
of an automated kitchen that could be...
Post-War Housing Market Seen as
Conditions in the housing, remodeling and kitchen/bath markets
improved markedly in the second quarter of 2003, analysts agreed.
Among the key statistics released by government agencies, research
Canyon Creek Gives to Charities
Monroe, WA Canyon Creek Cabinetry Co. has donated its cabinetry to
two charity homes, the company has announced.
The company's Cornerstone Legend cabinetry in oak was featured
in the Skagit Habitat for Humanity's...
WoodCraft Acquired by Investment Firm
St. Cloud, MN Woodcraft Industries, a leading supplier of wood
doors and components to the cabinet trade, has been acquired by
Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm, the company
'03 Conference Series Termed 'Exceptional
Hackensack, NJ The 2003 "Designing For Profit" educational series,
the all-day conference program developed by Kitchen & Bath
Design News and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA),
Business costs are on the rise, while gross profit margins
continue to challenge kitchen and bath dealers, a new K&BDN
By Janice Anne Costa
Business costs are climbing at a much higher rate than...
Decorá Supports Charity
Jasper, IN Decorá, a division of MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc.,
has donated kitchen cabinetry for the "Mansion in May" project that
will raise funds for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Morristown
Enkeboll Designs Names Winners Of Design
Carson, CA Enkeboll Designs, the Carson, CA-based manufacturer of
architectural carvings, has announced the winners of its first
annual design contest.
Named as first-place winners were James and...
professional took the time to ask the right questions and then
listen carefully to the responses.
Design Firm Builds Business With a Personal
By John Filippelli
CHANDLER, AZ Lots of designers talk about customer service, but
Wayne and Linda Minde, principals of Tri-Lite Builders, really know
how to lend a handor, in this case, a...
Clear, Concise 'Leadership' Skills Are Seen as Key to
Kitchen and bath firm owners and managers need to truly "lead"
if they want to increase productivity, retain key employees and
make the most of the company's talent pool. In order...
Kohler Co. Initiates Design
Kohler, WI Kohler Co. has launched a year-long "Complete Design
Solutions" cross-country road trip in four custom-built trucks
outfitted with a variety of Kohler kitchen and bath products, the
company has announced...
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