Midwest-CBK welcomes trend expert
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, December 1, 2010
Midwest-CBK has added trend expert Kelly Corcoran as the company's new Design Trend Manager, a new position.
Corcoran will lead Midwest-CBK's new and innovative product concepts through research in design, color and product trends. She will partner with the company's in-studio design team and product managers on product design innovation and collection concept development for holiday, gift, home décor and outdoor living lines.
Corcoran brings more than 16 years of experience, including Creative Manager for Target Corporation, Packaging Design Manager for Albertsons/SuperValu and Account Manager for LAGA, a leading branding agency where she worked to develop national brands including Hanes, Hillshire Farm, International Paper and Shell Oil. A graduate of Ohio State University, Corcoran brings a unique global perspective to her new role, as she traveled the world while growing up, living and attending school in many different countries and cultures across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean.
"We're excited to have Kelly on our team, and look forward to sharing her innovative, experienced and trend-driven approach to design and product development with our team and ultimately with our customers," said Frederic Contino, president of Midwest-CBK.
Midwest-CBK, a leading manufacturer of holiday, home décor, gifts and candles, offers independent retailers more design, style and sparkle than ever through exclusive designs with personality and best-selling formats. New introductions feature re-imagined, trend-driven décor themes designed for today's homes, combined with excellent prices and terms
designed to boost your margins; an experienced, dedicated sales team to assist you at the store level; award-winning display ideas; a drop ship program to provide incremental décor sales; and a new Website providing 24/7 access to account history and online ordering. Please call 800-394-4225, visit www.mwcbk.com or contact your local Midwest-CBK account manager for more information, to request a catalog or to locate a showroom near you.