Maria Yee brings EcoLuxury to Magnolia stores
MINNEAPOLIS Best Buy announced today that it is offering an exclusive line of furniture from lifestyle design company Maria Yee at select Magnolia Home Theater stores. According to the company, the three-piece collection of EcoLuxury furniture, constructed from environmentally-friendly materials, is now available at approximately 70 Best Buy Magnolia Home Theater stores in New York and Los Angeles.
According to Best Buy, the three Maria Yee media consoles were designed to enhance the home entertainment experience and include features such as removable panels, a zero-energy ventilation system and vibration control.
“As more and more people have invested in new high-definition and flat panel televisions, Best Buy has seen a significant increase in demand for furniture to accompany and properly showcase these high-end purchases,” said Mike Mohan, vp of consumer electronics at Best Buy. “Our customers are looking for complete end-to-end product solutions for their home entertaining needs and the Maria Yee furniture line is an ideal fit that matches product design with function.”
RYE, N.Y. Jarden Branded Consumables, a business unit of Jarden Corp. announced today that Michael Cornell, previously ceo of Jarden Home Brands, has been promoted to the position of president and ceo of Jarden Branded Consumables. Cornell joined Jarden following the acquisition of Loew-Cornell, in 2004. Most recently, he has led the Loew-Cornell business, the Pine Mountain firelog business and the Jarden Home Brands businesses, including the Diamond and Ball brands.