SCFMA names 2006 Apollo Awards finalists
Jay McIntosh -- Casual Living, July 14, 2006
The Summer & Casual Furniture Manufacturers Association has named finalists in the annual Apollo Awards program recognizing retail excellence.
Finalists must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and commitment to customer service in sales of summer and casual home furnishings. The 2006 winners will be named Sept. 15 at the Apollo Awards banquet during the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market in Chicago. The SCFMA and Merchandise Mart Properties Inc., are co-sponsors of the event.
In the single store category, finalists include Dodds & Eder, Oyster Bay, N.Y.; Fruehauf's Patio and Garden, Boulder, Colo.; Kolo Collection, Atlanta; Leisure Living, Salt Lake City; Paine's Patio, West Falmouth, Mass.; and Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas.
In the multistore category, finalists are Carls Patio, Coconut Creek, Fla.; Georgia Backyard, Suwanee, Ga.; Greenhouse Mall, Austin, Texas; Patio & Hearth Shoppes Inc., Centerville, Ohio; Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif.; and Waterloo Gardens, Exton, Pa.