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Tara Massood Joins Thomasville Stores of New Jersey

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Tara Massood was named assistant business manager for Thomasville Stores of New Jersey’s East Hanover location, one of five in the area owned and operated by Plum Management, a joint property of brothers Mike and Eddie Massood. Tara Massood is a recent graduate of East Carolina University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with a concentration in marketing. Her father is Eddie Massood, who also owns MGM Transport Corporation, an international trucking company based in High Point, N.C., which was recently acquired by CF Holding Company. In her new post, Tara Massood will report to East Hanover store manager Annmarie McAuliffe. Her responsibilities include daily sales close-outs and deposits, floor duties and handling customer relation issues. “I’ve been around furniture my whole life,” says the younger Massood. “I’ve been interested in the industry for as long as I can remember and hope to follow in my father’s footsteps.” “She’ll be learning everything from the ground up,” said her uncle Mike Massood, president, Thomasville Stores of New Jersey. “With her education and grade point average and marketing focus, we expect she will add volumes to our business.” Michael Massood, Sr., Tara’s grandfather, along with his brother George, began his home furnishings industry career in the 1930’s offering delivery service to local furniture stores, before growing into MGM Transport. “The next generation is the future of our business,” added Mike Massood.

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