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Biz briefs 3/27

ISSI celebrates promotion, performance awards

Industrial Supply Solutions, Inc. (ISSI) of Salisbury is proud to announce that Bill Hesse, of Rockwell, has been promoted to CFO in early January 2016. Hesse has been with ISSI for nine years and has served as a valuable team member to the entire company.

He has worked as the financial specialist, human resources manager and the financial manager prior to this promotion.

ISSI is a wholesale industrial supply distributor with operations in 11 states, Canada, Mexico and the Bahamas covering North America.

The company is also proud to announce that its Salisbury branch is its top performing branch in 2015. Salisbury’s team has exceeded all goals as well as exceeded its 2014 performance.

Jim McSwain, Barry Johnson and Sammy Simmons were named ISSI Top Performers in 2015.

McSwain also earned an ISSI $AVEs award for helping his customers reduce their costs by over $2 million in 2015.

Tina Coe earned ISSI’s top $AVEs award for purchasing specialists.

$AVEs are ISSI’s way of documenting progress toward meeting the company’s corporate goal of reducing their customers’ costs.


Caniche celebrates 10 years

Caniche, a shop at 200 S. Main St., celebrated 10 years of business on Saturday. The store, owned by Lesleigh Drye and Missie Alcorn, offers fine gifts, jewelry, accessories and apparel.

The store opened on March 27, 2006 with a mission to provide the best possible shopping experience through their products, knowledge of the retail industry and outstanding customer service.

To celebrate, customers received a party favor and $10 Caniche Cash. The first 25 customers to spend $20 received a tote bag. There were also refreshments, including cookies and cupcakes from Coyote Trails Cakes, games and other prizes.

The store is open from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and during Friday night special events.



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