Furniture

Las Vegas Design Center to Host Interior Design Conference

Las Vegas Design Center to Host Interior Design Conference

LAS VEGAS–The Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas will play host to the Interior Design Society’s National Leadership Conference Jan. 22-23. The event will comprise a semiformal awards ceremony at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino on Jan. 22, and a workshop on Jan. 23 at the Design Center. The workshopMore »

Dow Unit Becomes Lead Sponsor of SSA Environmental Program

Dow Unit Becomes Lead Sponsor of SSA Environmental Program

FRIANT, Calif.—The polyurethanes business unit of Dow Chemical Co. is the lead sponsor of the Environmental and Safety Program of the Specialty Sleep Association. According to an SSA statement, Dow’s support will enable the development of a new consumer-education section on the association’s website, sleepinformation.org; a training module for retail sales personnel; and the creationMore »

Pride Family Brands Expands Showroom

Pride Family Brands Expands Showroom

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–Pride Family Brands has expanded the display showroom located at its headquarters here. The showroom, which will be completed next month, will have undergone a complete renovation as the display area doubled to more than 10,000 square feet. “The previous showroom provided a limited viewing of select products,” said Jamie Lowsky, chief executiveMore »

Guy to Be Honored as “Design Icon” at Las Vegas Market

Guy to Be Honored as “Design Icon” at Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS—Designer Christopher Guy will be recognized as a “Design Icon” by World Market Center Las Vegas during the January Las Vegas Market. When he receives the award, Guy will join a list of honorees that includes Juan Montoya, Vicente Wolf, Roger Thomas, Vladimir Kagan and Larry Laslo. Randy Wells, vice president of the LasMore »

High Point Market Authority, High Point University Partner

High Point Market Authority, High Point University Partner

HIGH POINT, N.C.–High Point University and The High Point Market Authority have teamed for a new program that will help connect students and home furnishings companies. The partnership, which will match students with companies that are looking for help during the High Point Market, will also match students with semester-long internships throughout the calendar year.More »

Jennifer Convertibles Loss Grows in Fourth Quarter

Jennifer Convertibles Loss Grows in Fourth Quarter

WOODBURY, N.Y.—Jennifer Convertibles, which has been under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since July, reported a net loss for its final fiscal quarter of the year of $6.3 million, compared to a fourth-quarter net loss of $5.3 million in its prior fiscal year. Net sales for the quarter, which ended on Aug. 28, rose nearly 12More »

Cohenour Leaves Hooker Furniture

Hooker Furniture

MARTINSVILLE, Va.—Bruce Cohenour has resigned as president of Hooker Furniture Casegoods, effective today. Cohenour joined the company in 2007 as senior vice president of national accounts after a 12-year career as a sales representative. In 2009, he was promoted to executive vice president of marketing, and became president of the casegoods unit earlier this year.More »