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April High Point Market Opens Today

April High Point Market Opens Today

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market opens today, with the newest wave of furniture, lighting, rugs and home decor products unveiled to the industry. New collections include Lexington Home Brands’ Henry Link Trading Co., a brand that has global influences and uses such materials as specialty veneers, marble, penn shell, embossed leather, aged metal, bamboo,More »

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold; Transition Staff Named

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold; Transition Staff Named

HIGH POINT, N.C.–As HFN reported yesterday, an entity called the High Point Acquisition Company has purchased the the showroom buildings Market Square Complex, Hamilton Market, 300 S. Main Street, Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites, and the National Furniture Mart from MMPI properties for $139.5 million. These buildings and tradeshow spaces encompass 2.1 million square feet andMore »

FLOR Store Opens in New York

FLOR Store Opens in New York

NEW YORK-With plans to open a handful of stores by year’s end, modular floor covering company FLOR officially opens its third U.S. store today, in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. The company already has locations in Chicago, where it is based, and Santa Monica, Calif. but the New York market is where it needed toMore »

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold for $139.5 Million

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold for $139.5 Million

HIGH POINT, N.C.–An entity called the High Point Acquisition Company has purchased the the showroom buildings Market Square Complex, Hamilton Market, 300 S. Main Street, Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites, and the National Furniture Mart from MMPI properties for $139.5 million. These buildings and tradeshow spaces encompass 2.1 million square feet and represent some of theMore »

Ralph Lauren Done Right

Ralph Lauren Done Right

By Allison Zisko Ralph Lauren is on a roll. As the spring show season begins, Ralph Lauren Home executives are confident they now have all the components needed for an integrated lifestyle presentation, with two distinct brands that do not overlap in price point or design yet share a common viewpoint. Product introductions at theMore »

Ralph Lauren Done Right: Flooring it with Safavieh

Ralph Lauren Done Right: Flooring it with Safavieh

For Ralph Lauren, it’s all about the mix, said Stephen Earle, senior vice president of home collection design, Ralph Lauren Home. “You can’t tell a story with one thing.” And now the brand has a comprehensive collection of rugs, having launched lines for both Ralph Lauren Home and Lauren Ralph Lauren Home with Safavieh inMore »

New in New York

New in New York

By Andrea LilloBack-to-school themes, shaped rugs and memory foam mats for the kitchen and bathroom were some of the hot categories last month at the New York Home Fashions Market. And the Internet—whether the company’s involvement in social media or designs focusing on Internet slang—also had a bigger presence this market. Mohawk Home, for example,More »

Capel Rugs Names Cameron Capel Vice President-National Accounts

Capel Rugs Names Cameron Capel Vice President-National Accounts

TROY, N.C.-Cameron Capel has been promoted to the position of vice president-national accounts at Capel, where she will continue to manage some of the company’s most important customer relationships and spearhead the development of proprietary brands for those customers. Continuing to report directly to John Magee, president and CEO, Capel, who most recently held theMore »