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  Today's Date: Thursday April 24, 2014    Current MMQB Index: 5329.19 -24.56 (-0.46%) on a volume of 942,464 shares. Year to Date Change: + 0.89%
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United Stationers Posts Flat First Quarter Sales
IN WHOLESALE  Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 
Furniture sales decreased 3.8 percent to $74.8 million from $77.7 million in the prior year.

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Haworth Ensnared in Political Battle over Furniture Purchase
IN MANUFACTURERS  Monday Apr 21, 2014 
It is not a surprise that the issue has become political, since the Haworth family has long supported Republican causes.

Hackett Elected chairman of the Fifth Third Board
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  IN PEOPLE  Monday Apr 21, 2014 
Hackett remains vice chair of the board of directors of Steelcase.

Margin Winner
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  IN MANUFACTURERS  Monday Apr 21, 2014 
What would you expect from a chair that as a dealer, you could sell for under $300 and still realize outstanding margins?


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File Cabinet in the Cloud
As the technology market moves toward storage -- even virtual -- and furniture makers move toward technology, there is bound to be a meeting and the Sharp Cloud Portal Office might be it.

Office on Wheels
The XchangE concept combines two concepts: the future of autonomous driving and what that free time will allow us to accomplish in our vehicles as they drive themselves. In Rinspeed's world, that means a truly mobile office and living room on wheels.

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Briefing
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Teknion Gets More LEED
Hannaher's adding third location in Detroit Lakes, MN
Focus is on Growth Opportunities at 2014 WPF Conference
Haworth Recognizes 2014 Best in Class Dealerships
Odds & Ends Week of April 14, 2014
Camira Releases New Blazer Quilt Fabrics

Three Story Seating
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  IN MANUFACTURERS  Monday Apr 21, 2014 
Three Story Seating lets people chose how and where they want to work in a mixed-height space.

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It's a Contest
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  IN MARKETING 101 
While a contest is nothing new to drum up interest in products like Free Stand, Coalesse designed this to be as collaborative and social as the product itself.

Top Job Openings
SitOnIt and IDEON Independent Sales Rep (Toronto)
IN MANUFACTURER SALES  Apr 23, 2014 
Join the SitOnIt and IDEON Sales Team!

Furniture Sales Director
IN RETAIL SALES  Apr 23, 2014 
The Furniture Sales Director will be responsible for the entire Furniture order acquisition (sales & marketing) function

Customer Service Rep.- Huntington Bch, CA
IN OTHER JOBS  Apr 23, 2014 
Highmark, a national manufacturer of commercial seating, provides office seating solutions that are made simple.

SPACE PLANNING & DESIGN
IN DEALER SPACE PLANNER  Apr 22, 2014 
Great Opportunity for an Experienced Contract Furniture Designer

National Account Managers wanted in CA & NY!
IN MANUFACTURER SALES  Apr 21, 2014 
At SitOnIt, we are all Chairmen!

Sales Rep wanted in Northern CA!
IN MANUFACTURER SALES  Apr 21, 2014 
At SitOnIt, we are all Chairmen!
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  • Chromcraft Revington owner completes Restructuring
    IN MANUFACTURERS 
    Chromcraft Revington has completed a restructuring of the company's operations and relocated its corporate offices and distribution center to Senatobia, Miss.

    Jofco to join the JSI Brand Portfolio
    by ROB KIRKBRIDE  IN MANUFACTURERS 
    The company said it would merge the Jofco product offering into the JSI brand over the next few months. More than anything, Jasper Group is making the change to make doing business with them easy.



      
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