CHARLESTON, SC -- More than 88% of American shoppers made purchases in discount stores during April, ranking discount stores as the most popular retail channel in the nation. That was the finding of a new study conducted by America's Research Group, here.
ON THE ROAD WITH HERB CANTOR: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SALES AGENT
By Lissa Wyman
WESTBURY, NY -- "If you don't show your face at the stores, they'll forget about you." That's Herb Cantor's first rule of a life. In order to get a nuts-and-bolts view of the life of an independent rep, we accompanied Cantor for a few hours on a sales trip to Long Island.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA. -- Westervelt Studio has developed a sales and design training tool called Color Mem Cards, a deck of 32 pocket sized ( 4€VbCrLf x 5€VbCrLf) color and design information cards.
Jim Alan Webb and Joann Piccozzi of Island Home Gallery
GREENVILLE, SC-Alan Webb and Joann Piccozzi of Island Home Gallery in Shelter Island, NY, opened the grand prize fortune cookie at 828 International's High Point showroom last month. That means they will be headed to Beijing for a week-long trip, courtesy of 828.
Al Wahnon, editor and publisher of Floor Covering News, gets congratulatory hugs from Lissa Wyman of Rugnews.com . Wahnon recently celebrated 50 years in the floor covering industry. He was our boss and mentor back in the 1970's. (Photo by Matthew Spieler)
ATLANTA -- Jerry H.Aziz Oriental Rugs and Nargizian Rug Company have made major showroom expansions at AmericasMart Atlanta and several other rug exhibitors have renewed their commitment to AmericasMart with long-term leases.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM -- Wolfgang Rempen, president of Foreign Accents, will retire this June in order to spend more time at his New Mexico ranch. The company will continue to be run by his partner, Patricia (Trish) Rempen.