HIGH POINT, N.C.–Longtime High Point Market exhibitor Fairmont Designs is relocating its showroom to the International Home Furnishings Center. The new showroom, on the eighth floor of the IHFC’s Commerce Wing space C867, will be ready for the October Market, according to Brian Edwards, president of Fairmont Designs.
CONCORD, N.H.–Company C has been named a national partner of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and is committed to donating a minimum of $25,000 for breast cancer awareness, research and education. The rug company recently released two specially designed rugs that will foster breast cancer awareness—Karen’s Rug and The Sisters’ Rug after Company … More »
NEW YORK–Aid to Artisans will hold its annual awards gala and silent auction next month, and this year’s award recipients include designer Donna Karan for her humanitarian work with the Urban Zen Foundation, and Joyce and Maya Romanoff for the significant achievements in design and craft by their company, Maya Romanoff. In addition, the artisan … More »
CHARLOTTE, N.C.–With a new tagline “Modern. Southern. Style.” along with a new corporate logo and color palette, Belk looks to update its corporate identity to better reflect its restated mission statement, “to satisfy the modern Southern lifestyle like no one else, so that our customers get the fashion they desire and the value they deserve.” … More »
DALLAS–Loloi will unveil its larger showroom at High Point later this month, in a renovated space roughly three times bigger than its previous one. Located in the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC) in #D-320, the showroom will include the company’s signature vignettes as well as a full bar and hospitality area where attendees can enjoy … More »
LARCHMONT, N.Y.–After a three-year hiatus, Murray Feiss and his sons-in-law Ron Hersh and Robert Greene will re-enter the wholesale lighting market with the launch of Authenticity Lighting. Feiss will serve as chairman, while Hersh and Greene will share the title of president of the new company, which will launch at the Dallas International Lighting Market … More »
NEW YORK–The Home Fashion Products Association has opted to change the dates for the New York Home Fashions Market in September of next year so that it does not conflict with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. The market will take place from Sept. 19-23, 2011. According to a statement from the HFPA board … More »
NEW YORK–U.S. retail sales during the coming holiday season should total $89 billion, about the same as it did last year, according to a prediction by The Nielsen Co. James Russo, Nielsen’s vice president of global consumer insights, said holiday sales would probably change very little from 2009 in spite of the fact that more … More »