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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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    Apollo Distributing: A family affair

Apollo Distributing: A family affair

November 6/13, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 11   The following is the 11th 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 Apollo Distributing. It began in 1920 in Newark, N.J., when entrepreneur David Slobodien founded the Apollo Radio Co. to market a device to improve radio reception. It was well

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    Buckwold: Legacy forged on honesty and integrity

Buckwold: Legacy forged on honesty and integrity

August 28/September 4: Volume 32, Issue 6 The following feature is the ninth 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 Buckwold Western. Buckwold Western has been family owned and operated since 1925, spanning four generations of the Buckwold family. Founded by Harry Buckwold as a general dry goods distributor

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Floor Covering News

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WFCA, ESR Commercial become partners

Dalton, Ga.—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has developed a new business partnership with ESR Commercial, the country’s largest trade association real estate broker. With more than 35 years of

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Novalis taps Ehrlich as VP of sales, marketing

Toronto, Canada—Novalis Innovative Flooring has tapped industry veteran Steve Ehrlich as vice president of sales and marketing for its North American operations. Ehrlich most recently directed new business activity at Invista

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Crossville unveils 2018 Color Trends look book

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has released its 2018 Color Trends look book, forecasting the use of black and rich, shadowy hues in commercial and residential design in the coming year. In addition

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