Multi-million dollar closets deals - including the public offering of The Container Store, and the acquisition of one franchise by another, were most-read reports at Closet magazine's online channel in 2013. Here are the closets news reports for the year:

Lisa Adams LA Closet Design'Million Dollar Closets' Premieres on HGTV
By Michaelle Bradford | Posted: July 12, 2013 - 8:32 AM
Los Angeles-based luxury closet designer, Lisa Adams, unveiled her latest dream closet transformation on ABC's Good Morning America.


WWN JobTargets Help WantedClosets Jobs Open in Woodworking Network Career Center
By Sean Lechowicz | Posted: July 31, 2013 - 9:26 AM
The Woodworking Network is announcing their partnership with JobTarget, an industry leader in job board development and management, on a new online career center.


More Space Place, closets, Murphy Beds, Custom Storage ConceptsCloset & Storage Concepts Acquires More Space Place Closet Chain
By Bill Esler | Posted: November 10, 2013 - 7:25 PM
Closet & Storage Concepts acquired More Space Place, Clearwater, FL, the largest national dealer of Murphy Beds.


The Container StoreHome Organization Giant The Container Store Goes Public
By Bill Esler | Posted: November 2, 2013 - 9:32 AM
Closets and home organization retailer The Container Store Group made its initial public offering Nov. 1. Priced at $18 a share, the stock raised $225 million and more than doubled in value by the close of trading Friday.


Canary Closets & CabinetryCanary Closets & Cabinetry Shifts to Cloud Computing
By Bill Esler | Posted: July 20, 2013 - 1:00 PM
Canary Closets & Cabinetry says it is switching from serving residential consumers to sellng wholesale-only wood products production of closets, cabinets, and components, aided by Allmoxy cloud computing.

Studio Becker cabinetryCabinetry and Millwork Deal for 206-unit High Rise Luxury Condos
By Bill Esler | Posted: August 28, 2013 - 10:22 PM
Custom woodwork and closets firm Studio Becker has been chosen to provide the kitchen, bath, and wardrobe cabinetry for a 206-unit luxury condominium in Hawaii. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is among the owners.

Kitchen Tune-up cabinetry refacing Sears franchiseKitchen Tune-Up Cabinet Refacers Adds 23 Franchises at Sears
By Bill Esler | Posted: September 4, 2013 - 8:15 PM
Kitchen Tune-Up kitchen cabinet and bath refacing and remodeling franchise, opened 23 new locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware at Sears Home Appliance Showrooms & Hardware Stores.

2013 Custom Woodworking Design Portfolio Winners Named
By Michaelle Bradford Posted: 12/13/2013 8:47AM
Custom woodworking winners were announced in the 21st annual Design Portfolio Awards. Bespoke, Larchwood, IA, won the Overall Award with its Regency Radial Table.

Amerock Hardware pulls hingesAmerock Hardware Sold by Newell Rubbermaid; Closets Retained By By Bill Esler | Posted: September 14, 2013 - 3:05 PM
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. sold its hardware for cabinetry and casegoods businesses - including Amerock, Ashland, Bulldog and Shur-Line brands - to Nova Capital. Retaining Irwin, Lenox saw blades, Rubbermaid Closets.

Amazon closet systemContainer Store Flops in Closet Sales Study
by Michaelle Bradford | Posted: October 16, 2013 - 11:13 AM
Organization retailer The Container Store was rated one of four bottom performers in a study for consumers shopping for closet systems online. The other three low performers were IKEA, Sears and Target.

Closet WorksCloset Works Expands Manufacturing Capabilities
by Karen Koenig | Posted Sep 27, 2013 -
Closet Works LLC is expanding its manufacturing capability to handle increased demand for home organization systems for the closet, pantry, and other storage areas.

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