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<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 5542 Monterey Road, #258,<br /> San Jose, CA 95138<br /> CHANGE SERVICE REQUESTED<br /> 2010 INTERNATIONAL<br /> BUILDERS SHOW<br /> June, 2010 YOUR RESOURCE GUIDE TO THE INDUSTRY Vol. 21, Issue 6<br /> ART OF THE INDUSTRY<br /> 2010 NKBA DESIGN COMPETITION<br /> “BEST OF” AWARD WINNERS<br /> — PAGE 8<br /> K/BIS IN REVIEW<br /> 2010 NKBA KITCHEN<br /> & BATH SHOW<br /> — PAGE 34<br /> 2010 NKBA DESIGN<br /> COMPETITION<br /> HONORS CATEGORY WINNERS<br /> — PAGE 30<br /> Printed on Recycled Paper<br /> 10% Post Consumer<br /> PRSRT STD<br /> US Postage<br /> Paid<br /> St. Joseph, MI<br /> Permit No. 158<br /> <br /> <br /> A S I S E E I T •<br /> ELLE’S VIEW<br /> • A S I S E E I T<br /> Expanded Thinking<br /> UNDERSTANDING THE CUSTOMERS' WANTS & NEEDS<br /> W<br /> <a title="June '10 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/56a4f86d?page=1"> The RetailObserver 5542 Monterey Road, #258, Sa</a> <a title="June '10 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/56a4f86d?page=2"> </a> <a title="June '10 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/56a4f86d?page=3"> </a> <a title="June '10 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/56a4f86d?page=4"> A S I S E E I T • ELLE’S VIEW • A S I S E E</a> <a title="June '10 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/56a4f86d?page=5"> YOUR DREAM KITCHEN, NOW UP TO $2,500 LESS. 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