The Chair King promotes Jackie Barish
-- Casual Living, 1/28/2010 2:53:00 PM
The Chair King President David Barish announced that his sister, Jackie Barish, has been named senior vice president of The Chair King, Inc., effective immediately.
“With over 30 years of experience in the casual furniture industry my sister Jackie continues to add needed value to our company,” Barish said.
The Chair King recently acquired controlling interest in Furniture Concepts LLC, which will be reopening Fortunoff Backyard Stores in New York and New Jersey on Feb. 1.
Considered an industry leader, The Chair King is consistently ranked within the Top 10 casual furniture retailers in the nation and sells a broad range of pool and patio, wicker and rattan furniture as well as dinettes and barstools. The Chair King also will open Weber Grill Shoppes in each of its showrooms this spring.
The Chair King is the largest casual furniture retailer in Texas currently with 18 retail stores in Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth. The Chair King also operates a design/contract showroom in Houston under the name Leisure Collections.
This year, The Chair King is celebrating 60 years in business.