Local Decorator Opens Deloufleur Decor And Designs : Business

Local Decorator Opens Deloufleur Decor And Designs : Business

I had never opened a business before but a couple of people believed in me and encouraged me to do it, she said. I was scared, but by the grace of God, here I am. She found the perfect location in a 2,000-square-foot space on Illinois 13 near the Carterville crossroads and chose specific brands to carry names like Canadel, Bradington Young, Sam Moore, Stearns & Foster, Tropitone, Cozzia, Hooker Furniture and Kincaid Custom Upholstery. I bought the lines I believed in, quality furniture that isnt throwaway, thats in it for the long haul, she said. Each piece is uniquely handpicked and very tastefully done. The store has furniture for every room, plus lighting and accessories, and pieces are available for purchase or for customized special order. The industry changed during the 18 years I was at Coleman-Rhoads. You dont need to have a large inventory; in fact, that can hurt you, she said. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://thesouthern.com/business/local/abb8da94-c1c0-5fde-9ef1-de31a43d6b86.html Physical work environment in hospitals affects nurses’ job satisfaction, with implications for patient outcomes, health care costs — ScienceDaily The study, in the current issue of Research in Nursing & Health, revealed that while physical environment had no direct influence on job satisfaction, it did have a significant indirect influence because the environment affected whether nurses could complete tasks without interruptions, communicate easily with other nurses and physicians, and/or do their jobs efficiently. The research team conducted a nationwide survey of RNs to examine the relationship between RNs’ physical work environment and job satisfaction. They found that RNs who gave their physical work...
Invacare Corporation Announces Financial Results For The Second Quarter Of 2014 – Yahoo Finance

Invacare Corporation Announces Financial Results For The Second Quarter Of 2014 – Yahoo Finance

The Company estimates that sales of products manufactured from the Taylor Street facility, which included some products sold outside of the North America/HME segment, were approximately $10.5 million in the second quarter of the current year compared to approximately $14.7 million in the second quarter of last year. The consent decree allowed the Company to fulfill orders and quotes that were in the Company’s order fulfillment system prior to the effective date of the consent decree, which benefited net sales results for the second quarter of 2013. Reported and organic net sales by segment and for the consolidated Company comparing the periods ended June30, 2014 to June30, 2013, are provided in a table accompanying this release. Gross margin as a percentage of net sales for the second quarter was higher by 1.3 percentage points compared to the second quarter of last year. The second quarter of 2013 gross margin reflects an incremental warranty expense as mentioned above of $3.8 million pre-tax, or 1.1 percentage points. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://finance.yahoo.com/news/invacare-corporation-announces-financial-results-103000816.html Michael Bartschat elected chief procurement officer for Johnson Controls – Yahoo Finance View photo . In his role as chief procurement officer, Bartschat will lead an integrated enterprise global procurement function that will leverage scale and optimize the cost and value of purchased materials, products and services. This newly created role will drive standardization of best practices and world class processes, delivering savings to the business and increased value to shareholders. The chief procurement officer role will support the company’s ongoing transformation to a true multi-industrial through operational and manufacturing excellence across...
Desoto Times Tribune > News > Local > Dale’s Restaurant To Reopen

Desoto Times Tribune > News > Local > Dale’s Restaurant To Reopen

Professional Remodeler Magazine Announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2014 — PLANO, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — “I thought there was stress for running a restaurant, but this is a lot. We miss our customers. It’s hard turning them away every day.” Bob Bakken is a staff writer for the DeSoto Times-Tribune. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://m.desototimes.com/articles/2014/07/19/news/local/doc5351d64312afe348892828.txt The 2014 class was chosen from more than 100 applicants and joins the previous 120 recipients of the 40 Under 40 franchise thatProfessional Remodelerlaunched in 2011. This distinguished class is diverse in its professional and personal interests, along with its commitment to service in professional societies and philanthropic organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity. These next-generation remodeling leaders are owners, kitchen and bath designers, directors, presidents and vice presidents in remodeling businesses that range from large, multi-million-dollar firms to smaller operations with annual revenues in the neighborhood of $500,000. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/professional-remodeler-magazine-announces-40-under-40-class-of-2014-268491782.html How can you help? Wish list from local nonprofit organizations, July 20 If interested in volunteering, call 262-898-2742. Items may be dropped off at Lincoln Lutheran of Racine, 2000 Dominic Drive, second floor. Items we could use: Plates, cups, bowls, napkins, plastic forks, spoons, knives, moist wipes and hot plates Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast Volunteer Girl Scout Troop leaders Short-term program volunteers Group adviser for fourth- and fifth-graders, and sixth- and 12th-graders leadership groups Professional photographer to capture Girl Scouts events To volunteer, contact Tracy Wayson at 1-800-565-GIRL (4475) or via email at: TWayson@gswise.org Small World Montessori School Child-sized wooden furniture Interesting...
Take In The Head-turning Contemporary Homes Of Tehran – Globe Trotting – Curbed National

Take In The Head-turning Contemporary Homes Of Tehran – Globe Trotting – Curbed National

Kimpton’s Hotel Allegro Unveils Two Newly Renovated Event Spaces Inside, the home’s aboveground communal areas are all connected by an interior void that opens them up to a large skylight. The two basement floors, which are “allocated to family conviviality, fitness facilities, and wellness areas,” include a pretty sweet-looking pool at the very bottom, which is naturally lit due to a skylight situated in the front yard. Photos via Arch Daily Northeast Tehran’s Danial apartments were designed for a neighborhood where, as architects Reza Sayadian and Sara Kalantary tell it , the city’s expansion led to the replacement of garden-equipped summer houses with complexes that were light on the green. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://curbed.com/archives/2014/07/23/contemporary-buildings-in-tehran.php Capturing a quiet elegance, the 2,884 square feet of meeting and event space is treated as an extension of the hotels premier event venue, the Walnut Room, accentuating the harmony of architectural detail reminiscent of the original time period of the building. Design details include a coffered ceiling, a grid-like custom carpet design and anthropomorphic artwork all of which evoke drama, sophistication and humor in the space. Upon entry, the pre-function area is warm, elegant and inviting complete with a fireplace, hardwood floors and French doors. Just beyond the French doors youll find ample space for a meeting of up to 170 seated or reception style event for up to 250 that is fully equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system, carpeting and windows. To the left of the large space is another area housing a handcrafted rectangular wood table and modern light fixture overhead as the focal...
Retailers Help College Students Personalize Their Dorm Rooms – Toledo Blade

Retailers Help College Students Personalize Their Dorm Rooms – Toledo Blade

Teen craft nights boost creativity, family ties – Yahoo News Theyll add some art work and hooks, and have a nice piece to hang keys on, Ms. Thomas said. Wipe off message boards, shower caddies, youll always see those things in the rooms. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.toledoblade.com/Culture/2014/07/20/Retailers-help-college-students-personalize-their-dorm-rooms.html “Being able to say, ‘I made it,’ especially after a friend asks about an item I think that’s a real inspiration,” says Lenz. My daughter Hope likes to make things for her bedroom. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://news.yahoo.com/teen-craft-nights-boost-creativity-family-ties-120418428.html Observer-Reporter | Teen craft nights boost creativity Hiking, playing games, sitting around a campfire there are plenty of activities that foster family closeness. I opened crafting nights to my high-school girls friends female and male to gin up interest. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit...
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