Furniture

Furniture First Teams With TD Retail Card Services

Furniture First Teams With TD Retail Card Services

MAHWAH, N.J.–TD Retail Card Services, a division of TD Bank, has been chosen to be the preferred provider of private-label credit services for members of Furniture First, the home-furnishings and mattress purchasing cooperative. Under the agreement, TD Retail Card Services will offer a range of private-label credit products and services, custom financing options and specialMore »

Flexsteel Net Rises 5.8 Percent in Third Quarter

Flexsteel Net Rises 5.8 Percent in Third Quarter

DUBUQUE, Iowa–Net income for furniture manufacturer Flexsteel increased 5.8 percent, to $2.5 million, in its fiscal third quarter, which ended on March 31. The company said its net sales gained 4.6 percent in the quarter, to $85.2 million, helped along by a 5.6 percent increase in net sales by its residential segment. While selling, generalMore »

Home Furnishings Industry Conference Sold Out

Home Furnishings Industry Conference Sold Out

ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The Home Furnishings Industry Conference Expo has sold out its entire exhibitor spacing area, according to a statement from the Western Home Furnishings Association, the show’s manager. Scheduled for April 30-May 2, the Expo will offer manufacturers from a variety of product categories an opportunity to showcase their products. It will take place atMore »

Quick Registration Opens for Summer Las Vegas Market

Quick Registration Opens for Summer Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS—­Registration for the upcoming Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market Aug. 1-5 is now open, including Quick Reg, which allows returning attendees to register with just one click. Quick Reg allows retailers, designers, media and industry professionals planning to attend Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market to plan in advance and register online in order toMore »

Russell & Mackenna Acquires Maine Cottage Brand

Russell & Mackenna Acquires Maine Cottage Brand

SEVERNA PARK, Md.–Russell & Mackenna, Inc., has purchased the intellectual property and certain assets of Maine Cottage Furniture, Inc. Included in the purchase were all registered trademarks and copyrights, including copyrights to fabric designs and case good furniture designs, as well as domain names owned by Maine Cottage Furniture, Inc. The acquisition was finalized earlierMore »

Hearst Magazines and HGTV to Launch Magazine

Hearst Magazines and HGTV to Launch Magazine

NEW YORK–Hearst Magazines and HGTV are partnering to test a new magazine this fall, called HGTV Magazine. Sara Peterson, the former editor of Coastal Living, is the editor-in-chief of the new publication, which will cover the themes covered on the home and gardening cable channel, as well as go beyond what is featured on theMore »

Designer Tom Dixon to Present Pop-Up Restaurant for Milan Design Week

Designer Tom Dixon to Present Pop-Up Restaurant for Milan Design Week

LONDON–Designer Tom Dixon is behind the pop-up restaurant and tea room Parlement, which will be open during most of Milan Design Week, which runs from April 11 to 17, 2011. Located in Multiplex, a viewing theatre, broadcasting center, shop and gallery that was created for the show in partnership with BlackBerry, Parlement will offer reinventedMore »

Blog: Lighting, Rugs and Accessories Abound at High Point

Blog: Lighting, Rugs and Accessories Abound at High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–With the start of High Point Market this past weekend, manufacturers launched a number of new licenses and other programs to retailers. The Dick Idol collection launched at Crestview in lighting, wall decor, accessories and accent pieces. Before, these categories were split among manufacturers but now “we get to merchandise the category together,”More »