Furniture

Clinton Speech at Las Vegas Market Rescheduled

Clinton Speech at Las Vegas Market Rescheduled

LAS VEGAS–President Bill Clinton’s keynote speech for the Las Vegas Market has been rescheduled to Aug. 2 at 6:45 p.m. The address, which will include a question-and-answer session, was originally scheduled for Aug. 1. The former president will speak on the challenges of globalization and the nation’s growing economic interdependence, along with looking ahead toMore »

Safavieh to Expand Quick Ship Furniture Program at Vegas Market

Safavieh to Expand Quick Ship Furniture Program at Vegas Market

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh will announce an expanded Quick Ship program with maximum three to five day delivery anywhere in the United States at the upcoming Las Vegas Market. To underscore its commitment to state of the art quick ship, Safavieh has added 12-inch square QR Codes to the windows of its Las Vegas showroom. BuyersMore »

La-Z-Boy Makes Exec Moves

La-Z-Boy Makes Exec Moves

MONROE, Mich.—­La-Z-Boy Incorporated announced a series of leadership changes today, including the retirement of Dave Layman, the senior vice president of residential operations. Layman, who has been with the company for 40 years, will retire at the end of fiscal 2012, next spring. Darrell Edwards will succeed Dave Layman and is promoted from vice president,More »

IFDA Carolinas Chapter to Sponsor Financial Planning Seminar

IFDA Carolinas Chapter to Sponsor Financial Planning Seminar

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The Carolinas chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association will sponsor a financial planning seminar geared to sole proprietors and small business owners in the home furnishings industry. Titled “Taking Control of Your Financial Future—a Sensible Approach to Financial Strategies for Business Owners,” the session will take place on Aug. 10 inMore »

Craftmaster, Hickory Springs Present Furniture to EarthCare Challenge Winner

Craftmaster, Hickory Springs Present Furniture to EarthCare Challenge Winner

RIDGEWOOD, N.J.–Craftmaster Furniture and Hickory Springs have presented a sectional sofa and a loveseat featuring Hickory Springs’ EarthCare Inside components to Sara’s Pre-school, the winner of the 2011 EarthCare Challenge, located here. The school was the winner among five schools around the country, which competed in a national social-media competition this spring. The schools submittedMore »

Li & Fung Acquires Thai Furniture Trader as Part of Network Expansion

Li & Fung Acquires Thai Furniture Trader as Part of Network Expansion

HONG KONG–Li & Fung has swung several deals to enlarge its trading network, which includes the purchase of Exim Designs, a Thailand-based furniture trading company. Exim specializes in ready-to-assemble, flat pack furniture. A Li & Fung statement said the acquisition will help strengthen its capabilities in the furniture business with mass-market and traditional furniture retailers.More »

Garden Accessories Courtyard Returns to Casual Market

Garden Accessories Courtyard Returns to Casual Market

CHICAGO–The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market, scheduled for Sept. 12-15 at the Merchandise Mart here, will once again feature the Garden Accessories Courtyard, a 10,000-square-foot area that is home to exhibitors showcasing outdoor accessories. The Garden Accessories Courtyard, located on the northwest side of the eighth floor suites during market, is where buyers canMore »