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The Lobby Experience Opens Doors- Q+A with Hospitality Designers

Posted by Glenn Haussman @TravelingGlenn on Aug 21, 2017 11:31:03 AM

There has been a big shift in hospitality during the last five years. Public spaces in hotels, especially the lobby, are officially the front and center attraction.  While they have always been the first thing guests see, there is a new focus. This relates to setting the stage for experience while simultaneously creating engaging spaces where people want to hang out, and importantly, spend money.

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Topics: Hospitality Design, Custom furniture for hotels, custom seating, custom casegoods, Purchasing FF+E

Purchasing Pro Tips: From P.O. to Delivery

Posted by Glenn Haussman @TravelingGlenn on Jul 20, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Purchasing Pro Tips: From P.O. to Delivery

We all know what purchasers do, they purchase! But knowing what they do is very different than understanding how they do it. So, we spoke to a couple of purchasing experts to find out exactly how they spend their days.

Hint: It’s a lot more involved than shopping for pretty things.

Turns out, there’s a lot of management and skill required to ensure projects come in on time, on budget, and feature products that can live up to the rigors of hotel living. Here’s some tips gleaned from these pros:

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Topics: Hospitality Design, Custom furniture for hotels, custom seating, custom casegoods, Purchasing FF+E

NO ASSH$#%S™ Company Meets “The No Asshole Rule” Author

Posted by Glenn Haussman @TravelingGlenn on Jun 20, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Ten years ago, a book debuted that changed everything.  “The No Asshole Rule”, is a survival guide to maneuvering horrific corporate culture. Here at Samuelson Furniture, we’ve been espousing this essential rule for four generations.

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Topics: Custom furniture for hotels