King Koil salutes top Indonesian retailers
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, February 20, 2014
The Southeast Asia Top Dealer Award for 2013 was awarded to Indonesia’s Chandra Karya Furniture store chain. At the presentation were Anthony Setiawan, left, King Koil-Indonesia; family members Jeffry Chandra Kristianto, Leony Kristianto, Yudi Chandra Kristianto, and store owner Chandra Kristianto; King Koil executives Owen Shoemaker and J.P. LeDoux; and Andreas Wihardja of King Koil-Indonesia.
Subur Furniture store group in Jakarta, Indonesia, was presented with King Koil’s Indonesia Top Dealer Award for 2013. At the award ceremony were Andreas Wihardja, left, King Koil-Indonesia; J.P. LeDoux, King Koil; Subur Furniture owners Rita Wardhani and Benny Japardi; Owen Shoemaker, King Koil; Irwan Japardi of Subur Furniture; and Hendry and Anthony Setiawan of King Koil-Indonesia.
The 2013 Indonesia Most Improved Dealer Award went to by Budi Hartono and his wife, Tjong Joe Tjin, center left, of Diana Eva Furniture. Also at the presentation were Andreas Wihardja, left, King Koil-Indonesia, and J.P. LeDoux and Owen Shoemaker, King Koil.
WILLOWBROOK, Ill. — In the wake of what King Koil said were sales and market share increases by its licensees and retailers in the Asia Pacific region, the company presented several awards for 2013 sales and marketing performance to retailer customers in Indonesia.
Three retailers served by King Koil's Jakarta, Indonesia-based licensee, which is owned by Chairman Andreas Wihardja and Managing Director Hendry Setiawan, were honored for their brand development efforts and sales growth over the past year.
King Koil executives Owen Shoemaker, senior vice president of business development and innovation, and J.P. LeDoux, vice president of international business development, presented 2013 achievement awards to Indonesia's Chandra Karya Furniture, Subur Furniture and Diana Eva Furniture.
The Chandra Karya Furniture store group, owned by Chandra Kristianto, received the King Koil Southeast Asia Top Dealer Award.
Subur Furniture, a furniture retail chain headed by Rita Wardhani and Benny Japardi, won the King Koil Indonesia Top Dealer Award.
Diana Eva Furniture, operated by Budi Hartono and his wife Tjong Joe Tjin, was honored with the King Koil Indonesia Most Improved Dealer Award.
"Despite the challenges of the world economy, the tremendous development and growth that the King Koil brand has seen in countries like China, Malaysia and Indonesia in recent years has been nothing short of phenomenal," Shoemaker said. "We applaud these retailers for their strong product offerings, luxury brand positioning and the excellent reputations they've earned in their markets."
King Koil is a Top 10 U.S. manufacturer and has an international licensing group that serves 80 countries.
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