Home Furnishings Group Names Retailer of the Year Nominees

nahfa-logoROSEVILLE, Calif.-The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) has announced the nominees for its 2014 Retailer of the Year award, which celebrates the outstanding achievements and progressive leadership of the nation's home furnishings retailers.

NAHFA members in good standing were nominated by members of the home furnishings industry based on their exemplary service to the industry and to their communities and for providing an exceptional customer experience in their store. Candidates will be considered in two categories - businesses with sales volume under $10 million and those with sales volume $10 million or above. Winners will be announced during High Point Market in April and awards will be presented in June at the annual Home Furnishings Networking Conference in Phoenix.

Nominees

Under $10 million sales volume

Brian Garrison, Garrison's Home Furnishings, Central Point, Ore.

Chris Cooley, Michael Alan Distinctive Home, Lake Havasu, Ariz.

Dave Harkness, Harkness Furniture, Tacoma, Wash.

Douglas Bradford, J. Douglas Design, Dallas, Texas

Lael Thompson, Broyhill Home Collections, Aurora, Colo.

Lorri Johnson, Wesco Home Furnishings, Sparta, Wis.

Rex Maynard, Maynard's Home Furnishings, Belton, S.C.

Sandeep Gupta, Carolina Furniture Concepts, Arden, N.C.

Tim and Mark Koerner, Koerner Furniture, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Victor Ramos, Ramos Furniture, San Jose, Calif.

$10 million or above sales volume

Dale and Sherry Sheely, Sheely's Furniture & Appliances, North Lima, Ohio

Dorian Stacy Sims, Stacy Furniture & Design, Grapevine, Texas

Gary Mullaney, Gardiners Furniture and Mattress, Baltimore, Md.

Herb and Seth Weisblatt, Sam's Furniture, Ft. Worth, Texas

Ivan Smith, Jr., Ivan Smith, Shreveport, La.

Kevin Rife, Rife's Home Furniture, Springfield, Ore.

Todd and Gregg Lehman, Interiors Furniture and Design, Lancaster, Pa.

Shane Spiller, Spillers, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Tom Olinde, Olinde's Furniture, Baton Rouge, La.

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