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ICFA announces award finalists

The International Casual Furnishings Association has announced the finalists for the 2012 Apollo Awards. The program recognizes retail excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings.
     Finalists must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and commitment to customer service. The ICFA membership will vote via an online ballot for a winner in each category later this summer. Finalists will be honored and the winners announced at a gala awards banquet Sept. 22 during the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market in Chicago.
     Finalists in the 2012 competition include:

SINGLE STORE CATEGORY
■ Authenteak, Atlanta
■ Daylight Home and Gardens, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
■ Kolo Collection, Atlanta
■ Outdoor Elegance, La Verne, Calif.
■ Sunshine Furniture, Vero Beach, Fla.

MULTI-STORE CATEGORY
■ ABSCO Fireplace & Patio, Birmingham, Ala.
■ Fishels, Portland, Ore.
■ Greenhouse Mall, Austin, Texas
■ Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
■ Yard Art Patio & Fireplace, Irving, Texas

Authenteak / Single Store CategoryAuthenteak / Single Store CategoryABSCO Fireplace & Patio / Multi-Store CategoryABSCO Fireplace & Patio / Multi-Store Category
Daylight Home and Gardens / Single Store CategoryDaylight Home and Gardens / Single Store CategoryFishels / Multi-Store CategoryFishels / Multi-Store Category
Greenhouse Mall / Multi-Store CategoryGreenhouse Mall / Multi-Store CategoryKolo / Single Store CategoryKolo / Single Store Category
Outdoor Elegance / Single Store CategoryOutdoor Elegance / Single Store CategoryPatios Plus / Multi-Store CategoryPatios Plus / Multi-Store Category
Sunshine Furniture / Single Store CategorySunshine Furniture / Single Store CategoryYard Art / Multi-Store CategoryYard Art / Multi-Store Category

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