Furniture

WHFA, NHFA Set Seminar Schedule for Las Vegas Market

WHFA, NHFA Set Seminar Schedule for Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS—The Western Home Furnishings Association and the National Home Furnishings Association have slated a series of seminars to take place during the upcoming Las Vegas Market. The WHFA-NHFA seminars are scheduled for Jan. 24-27. WHFA is partnering once again with the World Market Center Las Vegas to offer the association’s Business Survival Academy SeriesMore »

Murillo Becomes Pure-Sleep Development Director for Art Van

Murillo Becomes Pure-Sleep Development Director for Art Van

WARREN, Mich.—Art Van Furniture has named Armando Murillo director of pure-sleep development, a newly created position for the retailer. Murillo is responsible for the further development of the Art Van Pure Sleep stores, and reports to Steve Glucksman, vice president of strategic business development. Launched in 2009, Art Van Pure Sleep now encompasses two freestandingMore »

Turner to Leave Martha Stewart Living CFO Post

Turner to Leave Martha Stewart Living CFO Post

NEW YORK—Kelli Turner, chief financial officer for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, will leave the company in the near future, according to the company. An MSLO statement said Turner will “join a private company in the near future,” although it did not specify which company. MSLO has also begun a search for a new chief financialMore »

Four Hands Expands Atlanta Showroom, Adds Brands

Four Hands Expands Atlanta Showroom, Adds Brands

ATLANTA-Four Hands today announced the expansion of its AmericasMart showroom in Atlanta, bringing the total amount to nearly 9,000 square feet.  The new addition to the showroom allows for the Esquire Home Collection and Kelly Hoppen brands to debut during the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market next week and improves the overall flow ofMore »

Dallas Holiday & Home Expo Features Ford Mustang Giveaway

Dallas Holiday & Home Expo Features Ford Mustang Giveaway

DALLAS—One lucky buyer will win a 2011 Ford Mustang during the Dallas Holiday & Home Expo, Jan. 19-25, which is being given away by the Decorative & Holiday Association. To be eligible to win, participants must be registered buyers with the Dallas Market Center and visit 16 participating Decorative & Holiday Association members’ showrooms andMore »

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 »