Furniture

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 »

Tom Conley Named President, CEO of High Point Market Authority

Tom Conley

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The High Point Market Authority board of directors has appointed trade show executive Tom Conley president and CEO, effective Aug. 15. Conley replaces Brian Casey, who left the Market Authority in the spring. “We are very pleased to have someone of Tom’s caliber join the Market Authority, particularly with his extensive background inMore »

Borrey Heads International Business Development at Ethan Allen

Borrey Heads International Business Development at Ethan Allen

DANBURY, Conn.–Ethan Allen has named Arne Borrey to the newly created post of vice president of international business development. In his new role, Borrey focuses on the development of new markets, with a specific emphasis on enlarging Ethan Allen’s customer base in Europe, Central and South America, Russia, India and other regions. He reports directlyMore »

Bush Expands myspace Collection

Bush Expands myspace Collection

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.–Bush Furniture has added new items to its myspace collection, which the company is showcasing at this week’s Las Vegas Market. The new pieces are within the collection’s Aero, Alamosa and Ontario lines. They include:•Aero end tables and coffee table, featuring elliptical quarter-turned legs and gray-tinted glass top shelves•Aero desk, with a black finishMore »

Jessica Phillips Penn Joins Phillips Collection

Jessica Phillips Penn Joins Phillips Collection

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Contemporary furniture maker Phillips Collection has named Jessica Phillips Penn to the newly created position of vice president, sales. Jessica, daughter of owners Mark and Julie Phillips, will head sales, including key account and hospitality management. Penn brings sales and marketing insight from her previous positions at Discovery Channel and Craft Marketing, theMore »

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

LAS VEGAS–The foodie scene hits World Market Center Las Vegas just in time for Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, which opened yesterday. Las Vegas Market has a new food court on the third floor of Building C, featuring nine casual dining options. “In addition to some of the more established restaurants and kiosks throughout market,More »