Archive for October, 2020

E.J. Welch to acquire Gilford-Johnson assets; Schollmeyer resigns

October 20, 2020

For the second time in two weeks, E.J. Welch Company, a division of Center Rock Capital Partners’ Merit Distribution Group, has acquired assets from one of the industry’s top flooring distributors. E.J. Welch said it has now acquired the Indiana, Western Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio territories—which also includes facilities—of Gilford-Johnson […]

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Kentucky Trailblazer: Jonathan Blue

October 2, 2020

Jonathan Blue jumped on technology early, and he’s seen that move pay off exponentially as Covid-19 has drastically impacted customer purchasing habits. Blue is chairman and managing director of Blue Equity LLC, which owns 20 retail stores in Kentucky. Two years ago, shortly after the Kentucky General Assembly passed legislation […]

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