Business Briefs

February 04, 2007


Panasonic has partnered with Office Suppliers Inc. of Hagerstown to represent Panasonic's digital copiers, printers, fax machines, scanners and electronic Panaboards in the four-state area.

OSI is locally owned and operated by Asad Ghattas and family.

Maidstone Interiors

Maidstone Interiors, Home Furnishings and Interior Design Center in downtown Hagerstown is offering a new service to its customers: Quick Changes.

Through that service, the store's interior designers go to a customer's home and rearrange existing furnishings, accessories, artwork and photographs to create a new look without redecorating the customer's entire house, according to company President Elizabeth Starnowsky.


In addition, interior design consultant Kelly Renner is returning to Maidstone. Renner has more than 25 years of experience.


ATLANTA - Royal Hospitality Corp., a company affiliate of Atlanta-based Royal Capital Corp., has purchased 52 Shoney's Restaurants formerly owned by Lone Star Funds.

Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

The transaction marks the completion of Royal Hospitality Corp.'s acquisition of the Shoney's brand from Lone Star Funds.

On Jan. 1, Royal Hospitality's subsidiary, Shoney's North America Corp., acquired all of the trademarks and rights as franchisor associated with the Shoney's brand, which included the support of 230 franchisee-owned Shoney's Restaurants.

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