Furniture

Libby Langdon Partners with Braxton Culler

Libby Langdon Partners with Braxton Culler

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Interior designer, author and makeover television personality Libby Langdon has partnered with Braxton Culler Inc., to produce her first-ever licensed furniture collection. Set for introduction at the High Point Market this fall, the upholstered furniture collection encompasses sofas and occasional chairs, as well as upholstered headboards, benches, ottomans and dining chairs. “Stylistically speaking,More »

IMC: Las Vegas Market Summer Market Strong

IMC: Las Vegas Market Summer Market Strong

LAS VEGAS–The recent Las Vegas Market saw a surge in buyer attendance — both domestic and international — as well as almost 200 new companies exhibiting there for the first time, joining 1,300-plus exhibitors, according to International Market Center, which organizes the show.  In addition, the market’s Gift+Home show continued its trend of success withMore »

Capel to Introduce Chic Patterns, Rich Textures at Casual Furniture Market

Capel to Introduce Chic Patterns, Rich Textures at Casual Furniture Market

TROY, N.C.–Capel Rugs will launch two Capel Anywhere collections during the International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market, to be held Sept. 12-15 in Chicago. Capel’s new Wildlife collection uses oversized animal prints on natural backgrounds, while Picnic consists of three patterns in five neutral hues highlighted with metallic yarns. Capel Rugs’ Casual Market booth isMore »

Zuo Modern Names Smith V.P., National Sales Manager

Zuo Modern Names Smith V.P., National Sales Manager

SAN LEANDRO, Calif.–Zuo Modern has hired Johnnie Smith as its new national sales manager, effective immediately. Smith will work with Zuo Modern’s sales force to improve its direct container program, the company said in a press release. She will attend the major markets in Las Vegas, Chicago, and High Point to help facilitate the salesMore »

Bush Separates Company Into Two Operating Divisions

Bush Separates Company Into Two Operating Divisions

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.–Bush Industries, Inc., has completed the final phase of separating into two distinct operating divisions—Bush Furniture and bbf.  Effective immediately, each division assumes its brand name and will operate as a separate strategic business unit of Bush Industries. Bush Furniture will continue to focus on the retail furniture market and e-commerce channels, and bbfMore »

Kathy Ireland to Host American Furniture Hall of Fame Banquet

Kathy Ireland to Host American Furniture Hall of Fame Banquet

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Kathy Ireland, CEO and chief designer of kathy ireland Worldwide, will host the 23rd American Furniture Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on Oct. 23 during the High Point Market. “Kathy is a leading home furnishings designer with over 25 different home furnishings product categories to her credit. She is very passionate about designMore »

Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

LAS VEGAS–Three gift and home decor exhibitors were recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Merchandising at Gift+Home at the 2011 Summer Las Vegas Market, which ends today. Yessica’s, Couronne Company and Alef Design were recognized for creating innovative and visually appealing displays to attract strong retail buyers and traffic to their spaces. “We’re very pleasedMore »

Kincaid Realigns Sales, Marketing Execs

Kincaid Realigns Sales, Marketing Execs

HUDSON, N.C.–Kincaid Furniture has reconfigured three of its top sales and marketing executives. Todd Hady has become vice president of sales, responsible for managing all sales functions and overseeing the company’s North American district sales managers. Previously he had been Kincaid’s vice president of sales for the northeast region. Max Dyer has been named viceMore »