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Use of Stylized Architecture Gives Big Space a Cozy
Vent-A-Hood Speeds Shipping
Richardson, TX Vent-A-Hood, the manufacturer of residential
range hoods, based here, has expanded its "Quick Ship" program,
guaranteeing delivery of selected products within all hood
categories to arrive within four weeks...
Designers Race to Finish Line with Ferrari-Inspired
Old World Bath Conveys a Modern Timelessness
Dramatic Bath Infused with Rich Color, Sharp Contrasts
'StonExpo 2004' Set for October
Los Angeles Thousands of stone and design professionals from
around the world will gather in Los Angeles in October at "StonExpo
2004" to explore the latest in natural stone technology, products
and services, and to...
Fortune Brands Posts Record Year
Lincolnshire, IL Fortune Brands, Inc., the publicly traded
parent company of some of the kitchen and bath industry's leading
manufacturers, reported record results in 2003 the result of
market-share gains, supply chain...
Textural Design, Contemporary Style Punctuate Unique
Dramatic Garden View Acts as a Focal Point for Condo
Remember that your benefits package may be one of the best ways to retain your most valuable asset your people.
Designer Responds to Customer Alarm with Smoking Kitchen
Market Off Record Highs, But Still Solid
The housing market may be cooling down a bit from its torrid,
and unsustainable, 2003 pace, but the market for the construction
of new homes and the sales of both new and existing homes is
Record Income Posted by Masco
Taylor, MI Masco Corp. has reported that net sales from
continuing operations, aided by acquisitions, rose 20% in 2003, to
a record $10.9 billion.
Masco, the Taylor, MI-based parent company of Merillat
Media Playing 'Huge Role' in Remodel
Atlanta, GA Interest in residential remodeling, designing and
decorating "is easily at an all-time high" with the media playing
as much of a role in driving "this national obsession" as interest
Texture and dimension, neutralized colors and Indonesian influences as well as consumers' desire for realism and sophisticated design are driving interior design trends and new product introductions in 2004.
Distributor Marks 10th
Henderson, NV Cabinet West Distributors Inc., a full-service
supplier of cabinetry and countertops headquartered here, has
celebrated its 10th anniversary serving the southern Nevada market,
the company announced...
Child-Friendly Kitchens Spotlight Easy-Care
From AutoCAD to cell phones, the kitchen and bath industry
is becoming increasingly automated, sources say.
By John Filippelli
Like ice cream and Harry Potter books, the...
Distributor Opens SC Showroom
Charleston, SC Cregger Co., a plumbing wholesale distributor
with locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Illinois, has
opened a high-end decorative bath and kitchen gallery in
Charleston, the company announced...
Safe AND Sound
The home-as-haven trend has created a demand for products
that enhance both physical and spiritual well-being.
By John Filippelli
While the phrase "one if by land, two if by sea" may initially
conjure images of military...
04 School Schedule Announced by
Chapel Hill, NC The SEN Buying Group will continue to offer its
two exclusive Sales Schools for kitchen and bath dealers and
designers in 2004, SEN announced.
SEN, headquartered here, has scheduled four schools...
Master Bath Combines Elegance and Function
Villeroy & Boch Announces New
Monroe Township, NJ Villeroy & Boch, the bath furnishings
and tile manufacturer based here, has begun a new strategic
initiative, the company has announced.
As part of the plan, the company has...
Branding Hits the Mark
To effectively brand your firm, you need to carefully craft
your message, develop an identity and be patient.
By Philip D. Zaleon
So, what is branding anyway?
It's knowing whether you should visit the BMW showroom or...
Scholarships Awarded to Trio
Chicago Three kitchen and bath design students attending
colleges endorsed by the National Kitchen & Bath Association
have been awarded scholarships as part of the 2004 "Student
Designer Scholarship" program, sponsored by...
In business, the expression "running with your head up" means that, while you're working hard with purpose and direction, you're keeping your eyes and ears open for changes and new opportunities.