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Ren-Wil Adds Product, People and New Showrooms

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LAS VEGAS—Montreal-based company Ren-Wil added 450 new products to its lineup at Las Vegas Market this week, including about 75 items in its new rug category, which first launched in January. The company, which offers wall decor, mirrors and lighting, also added a new lifestyle group called Lost in Paradise, which has a tropical feel.More »

ART Savings Offered in Vegas

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Fifteen exhibitors—including new vendors in Las Vegas, Go Home and Selamat—will participate in Accessories Resource Team’s ART card program at Las Vegas Market this week. Member retailers are able to take advantage of these promotions and services, listed below, when they show their ART card at the time of ordering. Couture Lamps (C-496A): 10More »

Speakers Sought for High Point Market

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) is now accepting submissions for speakers in its Retailer Resource Center (RRC) at High Point Market in October. Seminars are scheduled Oct. 18-21. Popular seminar topics include digital/online and mobile strategies, social media, advertising and marketing, sales and sales training, retail operations and logistics, retail trends andMore »

More than 1,000 Dealers Signed up for Surya’s Semi-Annual Sale

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LAS VEGAS–More than 1,000 dealers have signed up so far for Surya’s inaugural semi-annual sales event, which was launched to help customers boost store traffic and drive accessories sales. The event is offered across distribution channels, from e-commerce to furniture stores. “It gets everyone thinking about Surya,” Seth King, vice president of sales, told HFN.More »

Rug Introductions Highlight Details, Color in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS–Added details, such as handcrafted looks and metallics, are among the highlights of rug introductions at Las Vegas Market this week, along with the important themes of natural materials and color. New licensed collections also debuted. Feizy released the colorful Gustevia rug collection, which is an extension of its successful Brixton and Bleecker lines.More »

Balta U.S. Names Papa National Accounts Manager

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DALTON, Ga.–Industry veteran Chris Papa has joined Balta U.S. as national accounts manager. Papa will be based out of his office in Minnesota. With more than 30 years of experience in home fashions, Papa has worked as senior bath buyer for both J.C. Penney and Target and as divisional merchandise manager for the bath forMore »

Goodness Prevails in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS–Five home furnishings companies have been selected as winners of the third semi-annual Global Goodness Awards, recognizing eco-friendly, sustainable and socially responsible activities, to be presented this week at Las Vegas Market. The winners are Banded, Distinctly Himalayan, Naturepedic, Phillips Collection and Surya. They were selected based on integration of sustainable and socially responsibleMore »

Call for New-Product Information for New York Home Fashions Market

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NEW YORK—HFN is preparing its coverage of the New York Home Fashions Market in September. Vendors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight in their showrooms. Manufacturers of bedding, bath products and window treatments should submit their information to David Gill, senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. Vendors ofMore »