Eric McColloch has joined full-line high-end vendor Bernhardt Furniture as director of transportation. More
Solid wood case goods manufacturer Gat Creek has hired David Petersen as vice president of marketing and brand development, a new position. More
A 140-plus page report released by the U.S International Trade Commission earlier this year offers some insight into its decision to recommend the continuation of duties on Chinese-made wooden bedroom furniture. More
Furniture Today will hold its annual Logistics Symposium June 13 14 at High Point University, with a theme this year of Clearing the Bottlenecks: 10-xing Speed to Market. More
The Georgia Ports Authority and the Virginia Port Authority filed on Friday with the Federal Maritime Commission to create the “East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement.” More
Chromcraft Revington Douglas Inds. Ltd. announced it has completed the purchase of a 375,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution center here. More
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From A Rep's Perspective
November 22, 2016The work has been done for 2016. Orders have shipped, ads have been placed, and the holiday season is upon us. I hope it has been a good year for you. We of course still have another month to go, but much of a sales rep’s business this next month is working on placements from October market which essentially means building for 2017. In our industry and many retail related industries it is natural to get caught up in the hustle of the fourth quarter retailer’s ad calendars. As important as this time is for the financial pocket ...
From A Rep's Perspective
October 7, 2016Over the last several decades, the demise of the independent factory sales person has always been rumored. It has concerned forward-thinking reps over the past 50 years. First came Levitz and the big box furniture stores. They were going to take over the landscape of the furniture world and negate the need of sales reps. My father and his generation had to sell around these guys who would drop stores in a marketplace and screw up distribution patterns. The worry always was they were going to run the independent furniture store out of business, and thereby run the reps out ...
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