Furniture

OneCoast Joins World Market Center Las Vegas

OneCoast Joins World Market Center Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS–World Market Center Las Vegas announced a new partnership with sales and marketing company OneCoast, who will begin exhibiting at Summer 2011 Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market. The Atlanta-based company is one of the largest wholesale providers of gift, home, fashion accessories and collegiate products to retailers throughout the United States. Its new showroom,More »

Bell’O Appoints Gentec Canadian Distributor

MORGANVILLE, N.J.–Bell’O International, designer and manufacturer of audio/video furniture and accessories, has formed a Canadian distribution agreement with Gentec International. Gentec International supplies a complete range of electronics, photo, video, digital, sport optics, home theater, wireless and mobile audio products to the Canadian retail marketplace. “We look forward to a long-term association with Gentec, utilizingMore »

Whitecraft Expands, Relocates Merchandise Mart Showroom

Whitecraft Expands, Relocates Merchandise Mart Showroom

CHICAGO–Whitecraft has expanded and relocated its showroom to the 17th floor of The Design Center at The Merchandise Mart. Whitecraft added approximately 65 percent more space for a total display area of 3,500 square feet. The Whitecraft showroom is located in Suite 1752. “With our relocation to the 17th floor, we will be able toMore »

Espacio Sami Hayek to Launch Home Collection at ICFF

Espacio Sami Hayek to Launch Home Collection at ICFF

NEW YORK–Espacio Sami Hayek, a luxury collection for the home that is a partnership between environmental designer Sami Hayek and Springs Global U.S. is launching at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, which opens tomorrow. Select items were on view last night at a launch party at the Cooper Square Hotel. Comprising furniture, decorative accessories, tabletop,More »

Dallas Readies for June Market

Dallas Readies for June Market

DALLAS-With the Dallas Market Center’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market coming up June 22-28, new lines and special events will be a part of the action. The Gourmet Market, the 25,000-square-foot shared showroom located on the first floor of the World Trade Center (#180), features gourmet gifts and specialty food and beverage lines, asMore »

Home Furnishings Industry Conference Draws 370 Participants

Home Furnishings Industry Conference Draws 370 Participants

ROSEVILLE, Calif.-A total of 370 executives with retailers and manufacturers attended the inaugural Home Furnishings Industry Conference April 30-May 2. The event, which took place in San Antonio, was co-hosted by the Western Home Furnishings Association, the National Home Furnishings Association and numerous industry co-hosts. It presented educational sessions on retailer-manufacturer relationships, social networking, bestMore »

Outdoors Hits Furniture Stores in Hotlanta

Outdoors Hits Furniture Stores in Hotlanta

By Jessica Goldbogen Harlan With sunny skies and 80 degree temperatures, it’s beginning to seem a lot like summer in Atlanta—and two furniture store outlets here have taken advantage of the mini heat wave by promoting their outdoor furniture selections. Macy’s Furniture Gallery, a returnee to the casual furniture category, and Room & Board, aMore »

Agio Adds Sokol to Team

Agio Adds Sokol to Team

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.–Agio International has named Andy Sokol, a 27-year-furniture-industry veteran, as vice president sales. Sokol will lead the outdoor manufacturer’s newest initiative to make additional inroads and increase sales from traditional home furnishing retailers. Most recently Sokol was with Macy’s. He spent most of his career in outdoor furniture with Fortunoff. “I’m excited toMore »