Norton helped shape today's industry

McIntosh, Jay
September 2006
Furniture/Today;9/18/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the contributions of Pat Norton in the furniture industry and trade in the U.S. At the close of Norton's remarkable career, he leaves the furniture industry with two great legacies, which neither was achieved easily or with no controversies. In the 1960s, he and colleague Nat Ancell pioneered the industry's first chain of stores dedicated to a single brand, Ethan Allen. INSETS: A man of many honors;Norton believes industry must educate, cooperate.


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