Casual Classics Furniture Group retains industry veteran
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, February 10, 2012
Casual Classics Furniture Group, the casual furniture industry's largest member-owned design/buying cooperative, has retained industry veteran Jim Tillona as its director of marketing resources.
Tillona has spent more than 36 years with Namco, a 40-store pool and patio retail chain operating in the Northeast, as its senior VP of purchasing. He was also the former president of Shadetrends/Avanti.
Casual Classics Furniture Group has grown to 45 owners with 250 store locations in North America and Puerto Rico.
Tillona will be developing new products, reviewing merchandise product lines and offering marketing assistance to all Casual Classics Group owners Chicago east. Casual Classics owners operate in territorially protected markets in North America and Puerto Rico. The company offers its own designed patio furniture in the mid-price ranges. All products are manufactured to outlined design specifications and bear the Casual Classics brand tag.
"Jim's experience working with our type of products in multi retail store environments will be of great service to our owners as we will be able help our owners improve their positions in their markets," said Buzz Homsy, managing director of Casual Classics.
Casual Classics' main offices are in Rancho Cordova, Calif. It also has an eastern office in Vernon, Conn.
For more information visit www.casualclassics.com.