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Kimball International Launches Streamlined Customer Experience

Furnishing solutions company Kimball International has announced a more customer-centric, go-to-market strategy. The strategy launched on July 1 and allows customers access to the company’s full complement of Workplace, Education, and Health brands. The company’s organizational structure has changed from individual selling teams for each brand to a collaborative effort revolving around a broader portfolio of brands and solutions. A single customer service teams allows a streamlined, personalized customer experience.

“In the spirit of putting our customers at the core of all that we do, Kimball International’s new go-to-market strategy for our workplace, health and education markets is focused on the needs of our customers from end-to-end,” said Kourtney Smith, President, Workplace at Kimball International. “It will not only empower and move our selling organization forward; it will also position Kimball International as a multi-branded powerhouse and elevate the customer experience exponentially.”

In addition to personalizing customer service, the Kimball and National showrooms will be consolidated to demonstrate a multi-branded approach in each showroom location. Kimball showrooms in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Boston, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C., will hold products and solutions from all of the workplace, education and health brands. The process will begin within the next three months and continue during the next year.

“This new strategy provides a holistic approach to serve our customers better through combined sales and service expertise,” said Smith. “Putting it simply, our sales teams will be able to sell across our Kimball, National, Etc., Interwoven and Poppin brands, removing complexity and barriers for our customers, and providing them with simplified access to our incredible portfolio of brands, products and solutions.”

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