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  Today's Date: Wednesday July 23, 2014    Current MMQB Index: 5149.87 -45.59 (-0.89%) on a volume of 1,571,244 shares. Year to Date Change: -2.50%
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   Herman Miller Inc.
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   Knoll Inc.
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   Merchandise Mart Properties
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   Office Depot, Inc.
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Landscape Forms: Reeder Wayfinding Site Elements
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday July 21, 2014 
Wayfinding elements are designed to guide, direct and signal people through space while providing product-specific functions, from graphic identity and directions, to delineating pathways and social spaces, to creating places to park a bike.

PolyVision e3 CeramicSteel duo
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday July 21, 2014 
The new e3 fits right in the middle of PolyVision's offerings in terms of technology.

Haworth sues Conklin Office Furniture for allegedly copying Zody Patent
Friday July 18, 2014 
Haworth says it is accusing Conklin of illegally copying lumbar and pelvic support device it invented for Zody.

Knoll Reports Strong Second Quarter Results
Friday July 18, 2014 
Organic sales increased 11.4% when compared with the second quarter of 2013.

Herman Miller and DWR - A Move into the Retail World
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Friday July 18, 2014 
Herman Miller is taking a major step forward in its bid to become a "lifestyle" brand.

Herman Miller Buys DWR
Thursday July 17, 2014 
This afternoon at approximately 4:30 pm Herman Miller, Inc. announced that they will be acquiring Design Within Reach (DWR).

Steelcase Holds First Virtual Annual Meeting
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Wednesday July 16, 2014 
The annual meeting started promptly at 11 a.m. and ended exactly 15 minutes later.

HNI Reports Sales of Office Furniture decreased 2.9% in the Latest Quarter
Wednesday July 16, 2014 
Office furniture businesses generated strong profit growth despite a sales decrease.

Fluidconcepts & Design Acquires Inline Systems and Tricore Industries
Monday July 14, 2014 
Inline Systems and Tricore Industries will operate as a division of Fluidgroup from their Concord, Ontario location and continue to support and grow their existing channels.

Inscape gets into Seating
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday July 14, 2014 
Inscape Corp. is back in the seating business, but this time around the Canadian office furniture maker is being lead by industry veteran Jim Stelter.

Artek: Respecting History with an Eye towards the Future
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday July 14, 2014 
As more workers spend at least part of their office time at home, there is a growing need for furniture that can stand up to the rigors of work while fitting into the fashion and comfort of home.

Philanthropist and Steelcase Heir Peter Wege Dead at 94
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Tuesday July 8, 2014 
Wege, who died Monday at 94 will be known for tirelessly protecting the environment and giving back to the community he loved.

Business getting better but many Issues Remain for Big Companies
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday July 7, 2014 
Steelcase continues to be dragged down by Europe, though Keane said the company is working to improve the performance of the company there.

Leadership Transition at Mayline
by MMQB STAFF  Monday June 30, 2014 
Company brings Allan Klotsche on board as their new President and CEO.

Teknion Supports Quality Assurance for Interior Design Education
Sunday June 29, 2014 
Teknion recently hosted the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) Board of Directors' spring business meeting at its showroom in the Merchandise Mart.

Steelcase Reports Revenues Climbed 8.4% in First Quarter
Thursday June 26, 2014 
In the Americas, first quarter orders were flat compared to the prior year, and customer order backlog at the end of the first quarter increased approximately 6 percent compared to the prior year. Company will close a factory in France.

Inscape Fourth Quarter Sales Fell 5.4%
Thursday June 26, 2014 
Fiscal year 2014 was a challenging year for the company as sales declined and losses grew.

Nucraft Transitions Leadership
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Thursday June 26, 2014 
Matt Schad's move into the chief executive role is a surprise to no one.

Herman Miller Reports Sales and Order Gains for the Quarter and Year
Wednesday June 25, 2014 
North American sales decreased 1.4% from the same quarter last fiscal year.

Kewaunee Scientific Reports Sales Fell for the Year
Tuesday June 24, 2014 
The domestic laboratory construction marketplace continued to be challenging during the year, as fewer project opportunities were available of all sizes, public and private, and pricing remained very competitive.

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