Furniture

Home Companies Hit Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 List

Melissa Kieling

NEW YORK–Inc. Magazine released its 500|5000 list for 2014, which ranks the nation’s fastest-growing private companies annually. This year’s list included first-timers such as PackIt, which hit the list at #28, as well as Surya, which has been named to the list four years in a row. Other home furnishings companies on the 2014 listMore »

La-Z-Boy Net Climbs 36.4 Percent in Q1

La-Z-Boy

MONROE, Mich.-Thanks to upward moves in both sales and margins, La-Z-Boy posted a 36.5 percent increase in net income, to $13.1 million, in its fiscal first quarter ending on July 26. Net sales gained 7 percent to $327 million, fueled by sales increases in both its wholesale and retail segments. In the wholesale segment, salesMore »

Flexsteel Net Jumps 32.8 Percent for Q4

Flexstee

DUBUQUE, Iowa-Flexsteel Industries concluded its fiscal year on June 30 on a strongly positive note with a 32.8 percent gain in fourth-quarter net income, to $5.6 million. For the full fiscal year, net income totaled $15 million, up 14 percent from the previous year. Net sales in the quarter rose 8.9 percent to $111.1 million,More »

Cook Joins Natuzzi Americas as Marketing and Communications Manager

Cameron Cook

SANTERAMO IN COLLE, Italy–Cameron Cook has been named the marketing and communications manager for Natuzzi Americas. Cook, who joins Natuzzi from Four Hands, will report directly to Ed Teplitz, chief commercial officer of Natuzzi Americas. In her new position, Cook is responsible for marketing and communication strategy for Natuzzi Americas. “We are excited to haveMore »

IMC Appoints Onou Gilburg Leasing Manager

Priscila Onou Gilburg

LAS VEGAS–International Market Centers has hired Priscila Onou Gilburg, a 17-year tradeshow industry veteran, to manage and oversee the expansion of temporary exhibitors in the gift and lifestyle segments at Las Vegas Market. For the past four years, Onou Gilburg has served as sales manager for ENK International Trade Shows, focusing on expanding product categoriesMore »

Las Vegas Market Announces Best Booth Winners

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market announced that six furniture, gift and home decor firms—The B. S. Trading Rug, Caitlin Wilson Textiles, dar Living, Hester & Cook, Millefiori Milano and Torre & Tagus—received “Best Booth” awards at the recently concluded Summer Market, which ran July 27-31. “Las Vegas Market commends the exemplary efforts of these six innovativeMore »

Casual Furniture Roundtable Scheduled

ICFA

CHICAGO–The International Casual Furnishings Association will host its second-annual Industry Roundtable at the Merchandise Mart from 1:30 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 15–the day prior to the opening of the International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market here. The event will include roundtable discussions of topics, including promotions, inventory management, motivating employees, controlling costs, selling onMore »