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Kane’s Appoints New Manager for Case Goods

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Dianne Martin, an executive with decades of experience in the furniture business, has been named Merchandise Manager-Case Goods at Kane’s Furniture Corporation, Florida’s premier furniture chain.

Martin was most recently a buyer with a regional retailer with American Signature where she specialized in master and youth bedroom furniture. She also held positions as a senior sourcing buyer, assistant buyer and associate buyer.

Her responsibilities in her new role with Kane’s will include evaluating products for the right balance of style, function, features and value; collaborating and selecting vendors; assisting with quality control efforts; aligning product selection with financial objectives, and tracking trends which influenced the product pipeline.

“Dianne’s sales and consulting experience, industry background, enthusiasm and impressive track record will be a tremendous asset at Kane’s,” said Irwin Novack, Kane’s Furniture President. “We look forward to having her as a member of our team.”

More about Kane’s Furniture: Kane’s, one of the oldest and most respected home furnishing businesses in Florida, was established in 1948 when it opened its first store in downtown St. Petersburg. Today Kane’s owns 18 stores comprising more than one million square feet of furniture retail space, which span over 300 miles along the Gulf of Mexico and eight major Central Florida markets. Locations include Tampa, Brandon, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, New Port Richey, Sarasota, Port Charlotte, Ocala, Melbourne, Ft. Myers, Lakeland, Ocoee, Casselberry, Orlando and Naples.

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