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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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Shannon Specialty Floors names Ellie Dowden Priester director of marketing

Chicago—At NeoCon 2018, Shannon Specialty Floors named Ellie Dowden Priester director of marketing—a newly created position that she was promoted to here. “Ellie has played a pivotal role in the

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Armstrong energizes commercial vinyl sheet in new DecorArt Rejuvenations

Lancaster, Pa.—DecorArt Rejuvenations flooring, a vinyl sheet collection from Armstrong Flooring, introduces a versatile range of updated designs that deliver enhanced realistic visual impact and long-lasting performance to contract interiors.  New visuals with exquisite

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Crossville’s Convergence collection awarded Silver at Best of NeoCon

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville was recognized with a Silver Award for its new Convergence glass collection at the Best of NeoCon showcase, June 11, in Chicago at the kickoff breakfast to NeoCon 2018. Honored

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