CFR names Manufacturer Leadership finalists

Will name winners in Feb. '06

The Casual Furniture Retailers Association named its annual Manufacturer Leadership finalists and for the first time gave Merchandising Excellence Awards to recognize distinction in booth and showroom presentation at the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market.

The Manufacturer Leadership awards in furniture went to Hanamint for cast aluminum; Tropitone, extruded aluminum; Meadowcraft, wrought iron; Gloster, wood, and Lloyd/Flanders, wicker. The five finalists in the accessories category were Hatteras Hammocks, KNF Designs, Laneventure, Olympia Lighting and Treasure Garden. The winners will be named Feb. 17, 2006 during the CFR Industry Symposium in Orlando, Fla. CFR’s Merchandising Presentation Awards went to Laneventure in the over 5,000-sq.-ft. permanent showroom category; O.W. Lee in the under 5,000-sq.-ft. permanent showroom category; emuamericas in the over 600-sq.-ft. Market Suites exhibitor category; Poly-Wood in the under 600-sq.-ft. Market Suites exhibitor category. For use of accessories, Cuscini Design/Cane-Line won in the over 1,000-sq.-ft. booth category and Laurie Bell took home the award in the under 1,000-sq.-ft. booth category.

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