Home Accents leader Stein World announced that it has appointed industry veteran Jim Peltier to the role of Vice President of Strategic Accounts and Direct Imports. With more than twenty years of experience in the furniture industry, both on the manufacturing and retail sides, Peltier was most recently a Territory Manager with Lane Furniture Industries.
“We are excited to have someone of Jim’s caliber join our team,” says Jack Johnson, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing. “Jim is an award-winning sales professional with a skill set few people in our industry have. He understands every angle of the business—from production to sell-through—and has an impressive record of success. His retail experience is invaluable, and I know he will be an asset to our sales force.”
Peltier’s other career highlights include roles in both sales and retail management. In addition to roles as Territory Manager and Merchandise Manager for Lane, he was a Store Manager for Lippman’s Furniture in Peoria, Ill., and a Store Manager for Gutsell & Associates in Chicago.
About Stein World:
With the unique vision to change the way home accents are designed and marketed to today’s consumers, Stein World creates and delivers hand-painted home accents from around the world. Its designs are inspired by consumer lifestyles, fashion trends and interior design directions. From accent furniture to mirrors, chairs, lighting, occasional tables, vanity sinks, media consoles and casual dining sets—its products can be found in more rooms of the home than any other.
Headquartered in Memphis Tenn., Stein World operates a 350,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art distribution center and ships its distinctive products to dealers across the United States and Canada. A leading pioneer of the furniture industry, Stein World is a third-generation furniture company with more than 50 years of experience creating and delivering superior home furnishings. It shows and introduces products at major furniture markets including High Point (IHFC W447) and Las Vegas (WMC 344). For more information, visit www.steinworld.com
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