COS Business Products And Interiors Recognized As National Sales Volume Leader

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

COS Business Products & Interiors (COS) was named the Dealer of the Year in the United States for the 2013 calendar year by Office Furniture USA.


Officials said, "As a long-time top member in the Office Furniture USA program, it comes as no surprise that COS was awarded top honors for leading the country in sales volume for 2013."


“We are honored to be recognized for this accomplishment,” said Skip Ireland, president and CEO of COS Business products & Interiors. “OFUSA provides a great opportunity for us to better serve our commercial office furniture customers. This award is a testament to the strength of this program, the professionalism of our people and the quality of our furniture solutions.”


Office Furniture USA recognized COS at their annual awards ceremony in New Orleans. “We continue to recognize the best, most successful dealerships in the U.S.,” said Janet Bullard, president of Office Furniture USA. “COS has been an outstanding and valuable partner in our program since it’s inception. They are an example for the rest of the country.”


An Office Furniture USA dealer since 1992, COS Business Products & Interiors is a 73-year-old dealership that has a 6,000 square-foot showroom and 48,000-square-foot distribution center headquartered in Chattanooga.


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