CAMERONS SMOKER.

Author:PETERSON, ERIC
Position::Business - Brief Article
 
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After founding CM International Inc. in 1984, Chris Malone found himself marketing his Camerons Smoker to kitchen retailers at a trade show. A stranger, flanked by an entourage of buyers, approached Malone's booth. "He pointed to the smoker and walked by," Malone remembered. Soon thereafter, the stranger's identify emerged: Chuck Williams, the founder of Williams-Sonoma. "That's how we first started," said Malone. In 1987,...

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