Robert a. glick
Robert A. Glick (b.1916 d.1997) was chairman of the board of Glick Furniture Company, the largest furniture retailer in Central Ohio, established in 1907. From sales volume of $1.5 million in 1947, the Columbus, Ohio-based company grew to sales of $41 million in 1995 at seven stores. In December 1995, Glick Furniture Co. was sold to Rhodes Furniture.
Mr. Glick was a member of the National Home Furnishings Association board and severed as president in 1966. He was the first president of the Home Furnishings Council of America for 1968 and chairman of the All Furniture Industry Conference in 1967 in Washington, D.C. Mr. Glick also served on the Board of the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants.
Glick Furniture Company and Robert A. Glick, individually, were the recipients of the All American Merchants Furniture Industry Award, Furniture World Award of Merit, Brand Name Furniture Retailer of the Year, Furniture Industry Certificate of Merit, Apollo Award as Outstanding Summer Furniture Merchant, and the Home Furnishings Group of National Retail Merchants Association Creative Merchandising Award. The Ohio Furniture Salesmen's Association recognized Mr. Glick's public awareness and interest in home furnishings. Glick Furniture was listed as one of the 100 Largest Private Companies in Central Ohio.
His many civic and charitable activities included the Salvation Army Board, Better Business Bureau and Urban Renewal Commission, Volunteer of the Decade. Award for his association with Ronald McDonald.