Christina Lewellen, senior editor of Window & Door
I'm thrilled that today we finally present our 2010 Dealers of the Year award winners.
I personally worked with these companies and was truly impressed by their stories of
survival, innovation and values. I'm glad it's time to share
these stories with the industry.
The Dealers of the Year issue is always my favorite project of the year and has been since we founded
the program in 2004. But these last couple of years, the companies
making the final cut are cut from a particularly tenacious cloth. We all know that the last few years have been hard, so I'm pleased
to see that there are still plenty of window and door specialty
retailers that didn't let the Great Recession get in the way of their
Do you have a story to share about a particularly impressive dealer? Either a customer or your own company? Please send me an email to share how the dealership you have in mind has overcome the obstacles of the last few years to survive and thrive. Or post a comment and let's Talk.
I'm just giddy on our Dealers of the Year program, but I'd venture to
say our industry retailers have become more nimble and innovative than
ever. What do you think? Take a peek at our poll and weigh in on how
you think this downturn has impacted our supply chain partners. And once again, a big congrats to our 2010 Dealers of the Year. Read their stories...I guarantee you'll be as impressed as I am.
A column written by Sam Jaddallah of Haddon Windows & Doors in late September has also generated some interesting responses...read more