Furniture

Williamsburg to Showcase Licensees at Tabletop, High Point Shows

Williamsburg to Showcase Licensees at Tabletop, High Point Shows

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.–Williamsburg’s various licensees will debut products at the New York Tabletop Show and the High Point International Home Furnishings Market this week. In New York, Reed & Barton will extend the popular Williamsburg Farmyard Friends collection of baby gifts with a ceramic child’s set and a musical carousel, both decorated with baby animals basedMore »

Showplace Unveils Smart Phone Shopping App

Showplace Unveils Smart Phone Shopping App

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Showplace, a multi-tenant showroom building, is unveiling a smart phone shopping app at the market designed to revolutionize the buyer experience. The app, called Showplace Shopper, enables buyers to scan Quick Response codes assigned to products as they shop Showplace showrooms—capturing information about the products and images of items that interest them onMore »

Simms Named Sales V.P. at Classic Home

Simms Named Sales V.P. at Classic Home

LOS ANGELES–Classic Home, a Classic Concepts company and manufacturer and distributor of eco-friendly furniture collections and other categories, has appointed Gary Simms senior vice president of sales. He reports to Harpal Singh, president and chief executive officer, Classic Concepts. With 30 years experience in the furniture and home decor industries, Simms was most recently nationalMore »

WithIt Holds Raffle for Luxury Getaway

WithIt Holds Raffle for Luxury Getaway

GREENSBORO, N.C.–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network in the home and furnishings industries, is holding a raffle for a luxury getaway for two to the Monterey Peninsula in California. With a value of $14,000, the prize includes first class airfare within the U.S. where available, four nights at Pebble Beach Lodge with an ocean viewMore »

Paul Heifetz Dies at 83

Paul Heifetz Dies at 83

WESTON, Conn.–Paul Heifetz, a long-time executive with Raymor-Moreddi, has died. He was 83. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Heifetz starting his home furnishings career working for his stepfather at The Heifetz Lamp Company in New York in the early 1950s. He then joined Raymor-Moreddi as vice president of sales atMore »

Groovystuff Partners with Appalachian State for Student Design Contest

Groovystuff Partners with Appalachian State for Student Design Contest

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Groovystuff has partnered with Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., to create a design competition that will give students real-world experience, a chance to earn royalties on successful design, and a reason to choose the home furnishings industry after graduation. Twenty-three students in ASU’s Industrial Design and Furniture Design program will participate byMore »

Fairmont Designs Announces New Showroom Opening at the IHFC

Fairmont Designs Announces New Showroom Opening at the IHFC

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Longtime High Point Market exhibitor Fairmont Designs is relocating its showroom to the International Home Furnishings Center. The new showroom, on the eighth floor of the IHFC’s Commerce Wing space C867, will be ready for the October Market, according to Brian Edwards, president of Fairmont Designs.  

Survival-Planning Seminar Set for High Point Market

Survival-Planning Seminar Set for High Point Market

JAMISON, Pa.–Profit Management Promotions will hold a seminar during the upcoming High Point Market on survival planning for furniture retailers. The session will take place on Oct. 20 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Retailer Resource Center of the National Home Furnishings Association, in the Plaza Suites building. Themed “Is Your Business Ready for theMore »