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    B.R. Funsten: Single-source solutions provider

B.R. Funsten: Single-source solutions provider

December 18/25, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 14 The following is the 12th installment in a series highlighting the 14 distributors that constitute Bravo Services, a group comprising many of the top flooring wholesalers in the country. Here we focus on B.R. Funsten.   Founded in San Francisco in 1956 by Benjamin Reed Funsten, The B.R. Funsten & Co. has successfully grown into one of the largest flooring wholesalers in the

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    B.R. Funsten names Anne Funsten new president

B.R. Funsten names Anne Funsten new president

Manteca, Calif.—The B.R. Funsten and Tom Duffy Company announced the promotion of Anne Funsten to president, effective Dec. 1, 2014. Funsten has more than 20 years of direct experience with B.R. Funsten and Tom Duffy companies, across both residential and commercial markets and corporate affairs. She started learning the business when she joined the company as an outside territory sales manager on the residential side. As she developed her business acumen,

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    HomerWood retailers get a glimpse inside production

HomerWood retailers get a glimpse inside production

Titusville, Pa. – HomerWood and distributor Tom Duffy Co./B.R. Funsten is making sure to keep retailers competitive in today’s market by taking them right to the source. The premium hardwood manufacturer hosted several retailers from the Fairfield, Calif.-based Tom Duffy network, including Jeff and Wendy Meltzer of Los Angeles-based Universal Hardwood and Jeremy Probell and Jennifer Shaw on behalf of Pioneer Floors of Santa Barbara, Calif., as well as Donovon

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    FCNews’ annual top 20 flooring distributors

FCNews’ annual top 20 flooring distributors

 Distributors emerging from economic stronger, more relevant than ever By Ken Ryan Oct. 21/28 2013; Volume 27/number 13 Distributors. They are the backbone of the industry, the group on which manufacturers rely for moving their products to the point of sale. It is a segment that faces as many challenges as any and works on razor-thin margins. Still, the good ones have not only succeeded but thrived. In fact, most

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    HomerWood partners with distribution to launch training program

HomerWood partners with distribution to launch training program

Titusville, Pa. – HomerWood has launched a series of workshops created to enhance the skill set of its partner sales teams. Focusing on consultative selling and presentation skills and using HomerWood as the model, the program is designed to create, build and lead dynamic sales and support organizations and enhance the overall sales power of its distribution partners.

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    Manufacturers form new wholesale alliances

Manufacturers form new wholesale alliances

Hicksville, N.Y.—A quintet of suppliers—HomerWood, High Performance Subfloors (HPS), IndusParquet, Mapei and Metroflor—have each announced new distributor partnerships. HomerWood has added B.R. Funsten and Co. to distribute its solid and engineered hardwood floors for the California, Arizona and Nevada markets. Funsten is headquartered in Manteca, Calif., and has 25 branch locations throughout the three states.

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HomerWood welcomes B.R. Funsten as distributor partner

Titusville, Pa. — In an effort to better support its customers in the California, Arizona and Nevada markets, HomerWood announced the addition of B.R. Funsten & Company as a distributor of its solid and engineered hardwood floors, effective immediately.

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Aspecta by Metroflor translates Declare labels

Norwalk, Conn.—Metroflor has published all the Declare labels for its Aspecta LVT commercial range in five languages: Spanish, French, Italian, German and Dutch. Rochelle Routman, Metroflor chief sustainability officer, who

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NeoCon celebrates 50 years of tomorrow’s design

Chicago—Registration is now open for the 50th edition of NeoCon, the world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. NeoCon 50 will take

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Couristan bolsters sales team

Fort Lee, N.J.—As Couristan prepares for an explosive 2018 and the launch of several new collections at Surfaces 2018, the company has hired two leading residential floor coverings sales executives

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