Furniture

Goldberg, Raymour Co-Founder, Dies

Goldberg, Raymour Co-Founder, Dies

SYRACUSE, N.Y.–Bernard Goldberg, co-founder of Raymour Furniture Company, died on Friday. He was 84 years old. Goldberg founded the company, now known as Raymour & Flanigan Furniture Company, in 1947 with his brother Arnold. For the past 20 years, he served as chairman of the board of Raymour & Flanigan. Known as “Bernie,” he servedMore »

High Point Market Authority Debuts New Web Site

High Point Market Authority Debuts New Web Site

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority has unveiled a new Web site at highpointmarket.org that offers more interactive tools and features. The goal of the redesigned site is to streamline the market experience for exhibitors, attendees and the press, according to a statement from the organization. Among the new features are: •Streamlined registration•Travel discountsMore »

Home Mortgage Sweepstakes From World Market Center to Begin

Home Mortgage Sweepstakes From World Market Center to Begin

LAS VEGAS–The Home Mortgage Sweepstakes, sponsored by the World Market Center Las Vegas, begins this month. First announced by the center at the end of July, the contest will free one homeowner from having to make mortgage payments for one year—with the hope that the money saved will be spent on home furnishings. It marksMore »

Imm Cologne Set for January

Imm Cologne Set for January

COLOGNE, Germany—Organizers for imm cologne , the international furnishings show scheduled for Jan. 18-23, are reporting a good response from vendors planning to exhibit at the event. More than 70 percent of the scheduled space has already been booked, the company said in a press release. “The current level of bookings looks very promising,” saidMore »

Sterling Industries Moves High Point Showroom

Sterling Industries Moves High Point Showroom

ATLANTA—Home accents company Sterling Industries will move to a new location at the International Home Furnishings Center for October’s High Point Market. Now at IHFC H223, the company will celebrate the new space with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, as well as cake, drinks and snacks throughout market. “Sterling is moving to the heart of IHFC,” saidMore »

Bombay Brand Relaunches in the U.S.; QVC to Debut Collection

Bombay Brand Relaunches in the U.S.; QVC to Debut Collection

NEW YORK–Bombay Company’s globally inspired look is headed back to retail. Once a multi-channel retailer with more than 450 stores, Bombay has been repositioned for the wholesale market with programs targeting the specialty, department and mass channels. The company recently exhibited at the New York International Gift Fair, and it now has a new penthouseMore »

Overstock.com Launches Eziba.com

Overstock.com Launches Eziba.com

SALT LAKE CITY–Overstock.com has launched the latest private sale Web site, called Eziba.com. Focusing on home decor products, Eziba.com is a members-only site that offers daily sale events lasting between 48 and 72 hours. The new site is not accessible through Overstock.com, but visitors can sign up as an Eziba member for free on Eziba.com.More »

Biltmore Renews Licensing Agreement With Belk

Biltmore Renews Licensing Agreement With Belk

ASHEVILLE, N.C.–Biltmore’s licensing division, inspired by the historic Biltmore House and gardens, has renewed its partnership with Belk department stores. Belk originally joined Biltmore as a licensing partner in 2005, focusing on home textiles and bringing its first Biltmore products to market in 2006. Since then, the partnership has grown to be Biltmore’s most in-depth,More »