Furniture

Kathy Ireland Licenses with Primo on Seating and Sleep Furniture

Kathy Ireland Licenses with Primo on Seating and Sleep Furniture

MONTREAL—kathy ireland Worldwide, the design and marketing firm headed by former supermodel and actress Kathy Ireland, has signed a licensing partnership with Primo International for a line of seating, sleepers, futons and other products. The initial launch will encompass up to 30 Klik Klak Studio Sleepers, futons and other items, according to John DeFalco, executiveMore »

Dallas Market Center Welcomes New Mass Transit Rail Stop

Dallas Market Center Welcomes New Mass Transit Rail Stop

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has announced that the Dallas Area Rapid Transit rail now stops at its campus and will be available for use during this month’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Located across Harry Hines Boulevard, which is the street that runs behind the Dallas Market Center campus, the DART rail station can beMore »

Caldwell, Co-owner of Comfort Solutions, Passes Away

Caldwell, Co-owner of Comfort Solutions, Passes Away

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif.—William M. Caldwell IV, co-owner of Comfort Solutions, has died. He was 60. Caldwell served as a board member for Comfort Solutions, formerly known as King Koil, for more than 20 years. Since 2006, he was also chief executive officer and chairman of Advance Cell Technology, a biotechnology company based in Santa Monica,More »

Outdoor Furniture Players Bullish on 2011

Outdoor Furniture Players Bullish on 2011

By Jessica Goldbogen Harlan It’s been a trying couple of years for the casual furniture category, but industry players are hopeful that 2011 will bring good news for business as the economy slowly improves and solutions to challenges in shipping and labor are found. “From a big-picture perspective, individuals in our industry are very optimisticMore »

Creative Co-Op to Open Expanded Dallas Showroom, Offers Cruise Giveaway

Creative Co-Op to Open Expanded Dallas Showroom, Offers Cruise Giveaway

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–Creative Co-Op is moving into the Western Reps showroom on the second floor of the Dallas Market Center, room 2802. The new location gives Creative Co-Op an expanded footprint of 8,000 square feet to display its line of gifts, decorative accessories and seasonal merchandise. The company designs, imports and distributes accent furniture, accent lighting,More »

Adams-Hartford Increases Show Space, Moves into Textiles

Adams-Hartford Increases Show Space, Moves into Textiles

NEW YORK—Adams-Hartford is doubling the size of its showspace at 7 W New York here, and is launching a line of home textiles. The new space will be in room 527 of the showroom building; its previous space was in room C108. The textiles collection, which will be offered under the label of Diane Adams,More »

Rizzy Celebrates Holidays by Giving Free Health Care in India

Rizzy Celebrates Holidays by Giving Free Health Care in India

GOPIGANJ, India—As part of the ongoing human services it provides in India, Rizzy Home recently sponsored a Mobility Health Fair for disabled people at its corporate headquarters here. More than 100 assisting devices such as crutches, hearing aids and wheelchairs were provided at no charge, and each person was evaluated by medical personnel and fittedMore »

Sealy Opens Manufacturing in China

Sealy Opens Manufacturing in China

TRINITY, N.C.—Sealy has debuted its first production facility in China, located outside of Shanghai. Measuring 100,000 square feet, the new facility is operated through a joint venture called Sealy China, which consists of the parent company and Sealy Australia, a licensee. It will produce mattresses and foundations for Chinese consumers and for contract hospitality customersMore »