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<br /> The<br /> RetailObserver<br /> 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. Suite 508<br /> Henderson, NV 89014-2121<br /> July, 2013 AN EYE ON THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1970 Vol. 24, Issue 7<br /> FALMEC<br /> PREMIUM ITALIAN HOODS<br /> PUSHING THE LIMITS OF INNOVATION & DESIGN<br /> KBIS MARKS A<br /> NEW DIRECTION<br /> LOOKING AHEAD TO DESIGN<br /> AND CONSTRUCTION WEEK<br /> 2014<br /> A<br /> MECCA FOR LUXURY,<br /> DESIGN & INNOVATION<br /> THE 12TH ANNUAL<br /> ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST<br /> HOME DESIGN SHOW<br /> Printed on Recycled Paper<br /> 10% Post Consumer<br /> PRSRT STD<br /> U.S. Postage Paid<br /> St. Joseph, MI<br /> Permit No. 158<br /> Flexible capacity<br /> that stores more<br /> CALIFORNIA NORTHWEST<br /> Alex Holton Mark Collier<br /> (949) 218-8061 (206) 276-9756<br /> The latest flexible storage solutions are found inside every<br /> Whirl<a title="July '13 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=1"> The RetailObserver 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy. S</a> <a title="July '13 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=2"> Flexible capacity that stores more </a> <a title="July '13 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=3"> GREAT PLAINS GULF STATES </a> <a title="July '13 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=4"> AS I SEE IT • ELLE’S VIEW • AS I SEE IT </a> <a title="July '13 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=5"> Dishwashhhhhhh In America, no dishwasher is quie</a> <a title="July '13 page 6" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=6"> VIEWS • MOE’S MUSINGS • VIEWS The Shows O</a> <a title="July '13 page 7" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=7"> PROMOTION WHE</a> <a title="July '13 page 8" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=8"> 8 THE RETAIL OBSERVER JULY 2013</a> <a title="July '13 page 9" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=9"> PREMIUM ITALIAN HOODS PUSHING THE LIMITS OF IN</a> <a title="July '13 page 10" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=10"> PREMIUM ITALIAN HOODS | continued from page </a> <a title="July '13 page 11" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=11"> JULY 2013 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 11</a> <a title="July '13 page 12" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=12"> CALL TO ACTION SEND US YOUR SHOTS We are lo</a> <a title="July '13 page 13" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=13"> JULY 2013 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 13</a> <a title="July '13 page 14" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=14"> there’s nothing fishy here. 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Your career is </a> <a title="July '13 page 40" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=40"> John Tschohl CUSTOMER SERVICE Y o</a> <a title="July '13 page 41" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=41"> </a> <a title="July '13 page 42" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=42"> Libby Wagner • </a> <a title="July '13 page 43" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=43"> Wish by Andrew Bannecker “I focused my design o</a> <a title="July '13 page 44" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=44"> Timothy Bednarz • </a> <a title="July '13 page 45" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=45"> </a> <a title="July '13 page 46" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=46"> HOME DESIGN SHOW • HOME DESIGN SHOW • </a> <a title="July '13 page 47" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=47"> N SHOW • HOME DESIGN SHOW • HOME DESIGN </a> <a title="July '13 page 48" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=48"> A MECCA FOR LUXURY, DESIGN & INNOVAT</a> <a title="July '13 page 49" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=49"> </a> <a title="July '13 page 50" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=50"> John White • A</a> <a title="July '13 page 51" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=51"> Your support brings hope. Recent tornadoes have </a> <a title="July '13 page 52" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=52"> Bill Bazemore • </a> <a title="July '13 page 53" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=53"> UPCOMING EVENTS JULY JULY 4—INDEPENDENCE DAY </a> <a title="July '13 page 54" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=54"> 54 THE RETAIL OBSERVER JULY 2013</a> <a title="July '13 page 55" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=55"> </a> <a title="July '13 page 56" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=56"> Buying Group News NATIONWIDE’S MEMBERS CONVER</a> <a title="July '13 page 57" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=57"> • Retail Resources</a> <a title="July '13 page 58" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=58"> Buying Group News BRANDSOURCE ENHA</a> <a title="July '13 page 59" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=59"> </a> <a title="July '13 page 60" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=60"> SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SERVICE DEPARTMENT • SERV</a> <a title="July '13 page 61" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=61"> JULY 2013 THE RETAIL OBSERVER 61</a> <a title="July '13 page 62" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=62"> S E R V I C E D E PA R T M E N T • S E R V I C E </a> <a title="July '13 page 63" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=63"> N T • S E R V I C E D E PA R T M E N T • S E R V </a> <a title="July '13 page 64" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=64"> Promotions JAMIE FINNEGAN HIRED AS BUSINESS DEVE</a> <a title="July '13 page 65" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=65"> He retired from Dacor after having been the Regio</a> <a title="July '13 page 66" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=66"> Manufacturer { Notes } Manufacturer { N O T E</a> <a title="July '13 page 67" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=67"> CALIFORNIA NORTH WEST Alex Holton </a> <a title="July '13 page 68" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/e1a4e239?page=68"> THE VERY BEST OF LG INNOVATION AND DESIGN. </a>