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  Today's Date: Tuesday April 21, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 6274.58 +7.14 (+0.11%) on a volume of 1,958,343 shares. Year to Date Change: + 6.09%
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Dealer Channel
Empire Office Acquires Office Elements in South Florida Market
Monday April 20, 2015 
This is Empire's third acquisition of a dealer in the state of Florida in the last six years.

BE Furniture Develops Office Lifestyle Brand
Monday April 13, 2015 
BE (Business Environments) Furniture, an Allsteel dealer located in Parsippany, NJ, announced the rebranding of their commercial furniture division.

Seattle Steelcase Dealership has a New owner
Monday March 16, 2015 
OpenSquare was created in 2012 from the merging of the markets top two commercial furnishing dealerships, Bank & Office Interiors (est. 1934), and BarclayDean Environments (est. 1949).

Dealers: Interphase Studio Blue
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday February 2, 2015 
Called Interphase Studio Blue, the new showroom replaces the dealership's space that it opened less than three years ago at one of the busiest corners in the city.

Vangard acquires Toronto Teknion Dealer
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 19, 2015 
With its acquisition of Office Source, Vangard has an office in Teknion's backyard as well.

Meadows Office Interiors Secures FSC-Certified Standing
Monday January 19, 2015 
Prior to its audit, Meadows developed and implemented procedures that account for the purchasing, tracking, manufacturing, sale and recordkeeping for FSC-certified wood.

Lane Office Founder focuses on Charity as much as Chairs
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 19, 2015 
It's not uncommon to find him at job sites on nights and weekends. A strong believer in giving back to those less fortunate.

Solomon Coyle Announces Aligned Dealer Compensation Survey
Monday January 12, 2015 
Data collection is now underway for the 2015 Solomon Coyle Dealer Compensation and Practices Survey.

Forward Space Acquires OEC Business Interiors
Wednesday December 3, 2014 
The merger will create a stronger dealer to serve the Chicago office interiors market.

Miller's Office Products acquires Blue Ridge Office Products
Monday December 1, 2014 
This represents the sixth such acquisition for Miller's in the past few years and further extends the dealership's market coverage in Rockbridge County.

Dealer Continental Office Environments Turns 75
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday October 13, 2014 
Continental Office Environments' Pittsburgh studio is being finished up now. And, the company announced plans to do the same to its Columbus headquarters at a recent party to celebrate the dealership's 75th anniversary. More than 500 designers, architects, customers and employees attended the event.

Meadows Office Furniture Finds New Home in NYC
Monday September 15, 2014 
The dealership will take over the entire 29th floor--13,885 square feet--of the Manhattan landmark in a ten-year lease.

SideMark Sold to President and SVP
Wednesday September 10, 2014 
Founder Randy Horton remains onboard as advisor, new owners earmark 20% of Sidemark stock for employee ownership.

Kimball and Dealer Partner to Design Classroom of the Future
Tuesday September 9, 2014 
By collaborating design services and handling the furniture acquisition, Kimball Office Select Dealer Partner Innovative Office Solutions played an integral role in the Workforce Academy dream at SHS becoming a reality.

RCF Group acquired The Cuyahoga Companies Inc. and S. Rose Co.
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday September 8, 2014 
Haworth called it a "win, win, win," noting that the dealership will be stronger, Haworth will benefit from the added scale and the local customers will benefit from the combined experience of the three dealerships.

Miller's Office Products Acquires Augusta Office Products
Tuesday September 2, 2014 
This represents the fifth such acquisition for Miller's in the past few years.

Office Environments acquires Modular Designs
Monday August 18, 2014 
Modular Designs, which will be renamed to Modular Designs, an Office Environments Company, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Office Environments and will begin the integration immediately.

Chicago Steelcase Dealership Changes Ownership
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Friday August 8, 2014 
Jenny Niemann acquired the assets of Office Concepts, a Chicago-area Steelcase dealer that has deep roots and even deeper connections in the city.

Steelcase Dealer: Rediscovering the Baltimore Market
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday July 28, 2014 
Being behind in the Baltimore market "did not sit well" with Steelcase.

QSA Group, a New Purchasing Group From Indeal Launched
Monday July 7, 2014 
QSA Group, much like INDEAL Elite, uses a collection of design-oriented marketing tools to help dealers effectively present a group of select non-competing suppliers to end users.

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