Apollo Awards winners named

Highest honor among casual furniture retailers

The leading retailers in the casual furniture industry were honored at the 2008 Apollo Awards, held Wednesday night at Navy Pier in Chicago. Regarded as the highest honor among casual furniture retailers, the Apollo Awards celebrate the influential contributions made by industry icons. Winners are selected from hundreds of retailers throughout the country. 

Selection for the Apollo Awards begins with members of the International Casual Furniture Association offering three nominations in each category. The winners from each category are then chosen by ballot by members of the ICFA.

The 2008 Apollo Awards Winners:
Single-store Winners 

Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas
First Place:
Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas 

Second Place:
Leisure Living, Salt Lake City 

Third Place:
Kolo Collection, Atlanta 

Multistore Winners 

First Place:

Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif. 

Second Place:
Greenhouse Mall, Austin, Texas 

Third Place:
Robb & Stucky Patio, Fort Myers, Fla. 

JANUS et Cie wins top design award

The top Design Excellence award, known as the Lillian B. Winchester Best of Show, went to JANUS et Cie Forest Arm Chair.

For more information about the Casual Market or the Design Excellence Awards, visit www.casualmarket.com.

International Casual Furniture & Accessories MarketÔ
Sept. 21-24, 2009
The Merchandise Mart, Chicago

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